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Scad

scad
(Science: zoology) A small carangoid fish (Trachurus saurus) abundant on the European coast, and less common on the American. The name is applied also to several allied species.
The goggler; called also big-eyed scad. See Goggler.
The friar skate.
The cigar fish, or round robin.
Origin: Gael. & ir. Sgadan a herring.


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