an American game fish, Scomberomorus maculatus, inhabiting the Atlantic Ocean.
any of various similar scombroid fishes.
(in California) the jack mackerel.
Also called kingfish. any scombroid food fish of the genus Scomberomorus, esp S. maculatus, of American coastal regions of the Atlantic: family Scombridae (mackerels, tunnies, etc)
a mackerel, Scomber colias, of European and E North American coasts that is similar to the common Atlantic mackerel
any of various related marine food fishes, esp Scomberomerus Commerson
noun 1. (formerly) the mainland of America adjacent to the Caribbean Sea, especially the area between the mouth of the Orinoco River and the Isthmus of Panama. 2. the Caribbean Sea: the route of the Spanish treasure galleons and a former haunt of pirates. Spanish Main noun 1. the mainland of Spanish America, esp the […]
- Spanish moroccan
adjective 1. of or relating to the former Spanish colony of Spanish Morocco (now part of Morocco) or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Spanish Morocco
noun 1. See under Morocco (def 1). noun 1. French Maroc. Spanish Marruecos. a kingdom in NW Africa: formed from a sultanate that was divided into two protectorates (French Morocco and Spanish Morocco) and an international zone. 172,104 sq. mi. (445,749 sq. km). Capital: Rabat. Compare Tangier Zone. 2. former name of Marrakesh. 3. (lowercase) […]
noun 1. an epiphytic plant, Tillandsia usneoides, of the southern U.S., having narrow, grayish leaves and growing in long festoons that drape the branches of trees. Spanish moss noun 1. an epiphytic bromeliaceous plant, Tillandsia usneoides, growing in tropical and subtropical regions as long bluish-grey strands suspended from the branches of trees 2. a tropical […]