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Meaning of CERO

Pronunciation:  'seerow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast south to Brazil
  2. [n]  large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
 

CERO is a 4 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cavalla, king mackerel, kingfish, pintado, Scomberomorus cavalla, Scomberomorus regalis
 
 See Also: genus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus, Spanish mackerel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}).

 

 

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