Definition of Jurel

1. n. A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; -- called also hardtail, horse crevallé, jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel, and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as C. fallax) are also sometimes called jurel.



Definition of Jurel

1. Noun. jack (gloss edible fish of the genus Caranx or Trachurus) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jurel

1. a food fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Jurel

1. A yellow carangoid fish of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts (Caranx chrysos), most abundant southward, where it is valued as a food fish; called also hardtail, horse crevalle, jack, buffalo jack, skipjack, yellow mackerel, and sometimes, improperly, horse mackerel. Other species of Caranx (as C. Fallax) are also sometimes called jurel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jurel

juppons
jura
jura-trias
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jurally
jurant
jurants
jurassic
jurat
juratory
jurats
jurbanite
jurbanites
jure
jure uxoris
jurel (current term)
jurels
juridic
juridical
juridically
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jurisconsult
jurisconsults
jurisdiction
jurisdictional
jurisdictionally
jurisdictions
jurisdictive
jurispendence

Literary usage of Jurel

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1. Investigations of the Aquatic Resources and Fisheries of Porto Rico by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Barton Warren Evermann, Millard Caleb Marsh, William A. Wilcox (1900)
"In the gill nets are caught the pargo, jurel, barbudo, chopa, and corvina. The cast net is used almost exclusively for sardines. The silgo or trolling line ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The plant life was very similar to that of the Triassic (qv). jurel ... Unlike most members of this tropical genus, the jurel is common as far north as Cape ..."

3. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1896)
"One is called the jurel, and is found in the West Indies in large numbers. ... Thus, the jurel has no black spot on the gill covers ; it has scales on the ..."

4. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1882)
"At Key West they are caught in seines and are eaten. THE jurel. ... This fish, known about Pensacola as the "jurel," ..."

5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"One is called the jurel, and is found in the West Indies in large numbers. ... Thus, the jurel has no black spot on the gill covers; it has scales on the ..."

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