trevally


trevally

trevally [truh-val-ee] Word Origin noun, plural tre·val·lies.

  1. 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

  1. 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

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