trevally [truh-val-ee] Word Origin noun, plural tre·val·lies.
- any of several popular Australian food fish of the genus Caranx, especially Caranx georgianus.
Origin of trevally origin uncertain British Dictionary definitions for trevally trevally noun plural -lies
- any of various marine food and game fishes of the genus Caranx : family CarangidaeAlso called: (NZ) araara
Word Origin for trevally C19: probably alteration of cavally; see cavalla