noun, verb (used with or without object)
a variant of scallop
(in Ireland) a rod, pointed at both ends, used to pin down thatch
/skɒləˈpɛndrɪəm/ noun 1. another name for hart’s-tongue
noun 1. any fish of the family Scombridae, comprising the mackerels and tunas. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Scombridae.
adjective 1. resembling the mackerel. 2. resembling or related to the mackerel family Scombridae. noun 3. a mackerel or related scombroid fish. adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Scombroidea, a suborder of marine spiny-finned fishes having a spindle-shaped body and a forked powerful tail: includes the mackerels, tunnies, bonitos, swordfish, and sailfish […]
- Scombroid poisoning
scombroid poisoning scom·broid poisoning (skŏm’broid’) n. Poisoning from ingestion of heat-stable toxins produced by bacterial action on inadequately preserved dark-meat fish of the order Scombroidea, including tuna, bonito, mackerel, albacore, skipjack. It is characterized by epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting, headache, thirst, difficulty in swallowing, and urticaria.