Definition of Saury

1. Noun. Slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters.




Definition of Saury

1. n. A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring.

Definition of Saury

1. Noun. A marine epipelagic fish of the family Scomberesocidae, with beaklike jaws and a row of small finlets behind the dorsal and anal fins. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saury

1. a marine fish [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Saury

1. Origin: Etymol. Uncertain. A slender marine fish (Scombresox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Synonym: billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saury

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Literary usage of Saury

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1858)
"Mr RF Logan referred to the immense influx of the saury Pike, Scomberesox Sauris, which visited the Firth of Forth in the beginning of November. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1858)
"Mr RF Logan referred to the immense influx of the saury Pike, Scomberesox Sauris, which visited the Firth of Forth in the beginning of November. ..."

3. The Intellectual Observer (1862)
"... OR saury. BY JONATHAN COUCH, PLS expressed the wonder he felt that animals could bo created with such properties as to be able to pass their lives ..."

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