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co·bi·a

 (kō′bē-ə)
n.
A large food and game fish (Rachycentron canadum) of tropical and subtropical seas, having a dark brown body and a projecting lower jaw. Also called sergeant fish.

[Origin unknown.]

cobia

(ˈkəʊbɪə)
n
(Animals) a large dark-striped percoid game fish, Rachycentron canadum, of tropical and subtropical seas: family Rachycentridae
[of unknown origin]

co•bi•a

(ˈkoʊ bi ə)

n., pl. -bi•as.
a large, perchlike game fish, Rachycentron canadum, of warm and temperate seas.
[1870–75; Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cobia - large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remorascobia - large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras; found worldwide in coastal to open waters
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
genus Rachycentron, Rachycentron - genus and family are coextensive and comprise only the cobia
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