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1. A yellowish-silver carangid food fish (Caranx bartholomaei syn. Carangoides bartholomaei) of western Atlantic and Caribbean waters.
2. Nautical A yellow flag hoisted on a ship to request pratique or warn of disease on board.
3. See yellow fever.
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1. (Pathology) pathol another name for yellow fever
2. (Nautical Terms) another name for quarantine flag
3. (Animals) any of certain large yellowish carangid food fishes, esp Caranx bartholomaei, of warm and tropical Atlantic waters
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n., pl. (esp. collectively) -jack, (esp. for kinds or species) -jacks for 3
2. a silvery and yellowish Caribbean food fish, Caranx bartholomaei.
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|Noun||1.||yellow jack - caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito|
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
|2.||yellow jack - yellow flag hoist on a ship in quarantine|
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
|3.||yellow jack - fish of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico|
jack - any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
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n. pop. fiebre amarilla.
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