Definitions of scad
  1. noun
    any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
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    Spanish mackerel, Trachurus symmetricus, horse mackerel, jack mackerel, saurel
    a California food fish
    Trachurus trachurus, horse mackerel, saurel
    large elongated compressed food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe
    Selar crumenophthalmus, big-eyed scad, bigeye scad, goggle-eye
    of Atlantic coastal waters; commonly used for bait
    Decapterus macarellus, mackerel scad, mackerel shad
    small silvery fish; Nova Scotia to Brazil
    Decapterus punctatus, cigarfish, quiaquia, round scad
    small fusiform fish of western Atlantic
    type of:
    carangid, carangid fish
    a percoid fish of the family Carangidae
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