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cero


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cero  \Ce"ro\,  n.  [Corrupt.  fr  Sp  sierra  saw,  sawfish,  cero.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  and  valuable  fish  of  the  Mackerel  family,  of  the 
  genus  {Scomberomorus}.  Two  species  are  found  in  the  West 
  Indies  and  less  commonly  on  the  Atlantic  coast  of  the  United 
  States,  --  the  common  cero  ({Scomberomorus  caballa}),  called 
  also  {kingfish},  and  spotted,  or  king,  cero  ({S.  regalis}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cero 
  n  1:  large  edible  mackerel  of  temperate  United  States  coastal 
  Atlantic  waters  [syn:  {pintado},  {kingfish},  {Scomberomorus 
  regalis}] 
  2:  large  mackerel  with  long  pointed  snout;  important  food  and 
  game  fish  of  the  eastern  Atlantic  coast  south  to  Brazil 
  [syn:  {king  mackerel},  {cavalla},  {Scomberomorus  cavalla}] 




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