Definition of Scomber

1. Noun. Type genus of the Scombridae.




Definition of Scomber

1. n. A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel.

Medical Definition of Scomber

1. A genus of acanthopterygious fishes which includes the common mackerel. Origin: L, a mackerel, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scomber

scolithus
scollop
scolloped
scolloping
scollops
scolopacid
scolopacids
scolopacine
scolopendra
scolopendras
scolopendrine
scolopendrism
scolopendrium
scolytid
scolytids
scomber (current term)
scomberoid
scombral
scombrid
scombrids
scombriformes
scombroid
scombroid fish
scombroid poisoning
scombroids
scomfish
scomfished
scomfishes
scomfishing
scomfit

Literary usage of Scomber

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1. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"ilai ¡nes with tfi-th; corselet obsolete ............. scomber, 213. «se;. ... 1758: type scomber ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"Preliminary Note on the Races and Migrations of the Mackerel (scomber scomber). By WALTER GARSTANG, MA, Naturalist in charge of Fishery Investigations under ..."

3. A History of British Fishes by William Yarrell (1841)
"Hist. Nat. tles Poiss. t. viii. p. 113, pi. 214. scomber , ... be also stated that two distinct fishes have been included under the term Bonito (scomber ..."

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