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n. pl. amberjack or am·ber·jacks
Any of various food and game fishes of the genus Seriola, found in temperate and tropical marine waters.

[amber + jack, a fish.]
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(Animals) any of several large carangid fishes of the genus Seriola, esp S. dumerili, with golden markings when young, occurring in tropical and subtropical Atlantic waters
[C19: from amber + jack1]
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(ˈæm bərˌdʒæk)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -jack, (esp. for kinds or species) -jacks.
any of several yellow to coppery carangid fishes of the genus Seriola, as S. dumerili of warm Atlantic waters.
[1890–95; amber (color) + jack (the fish)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amberjack - any of several amber to coppery fork-tailed warm-water carangid fishes
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
genus Seriola, Seriola - a genus of Carangidae
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