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English noun: kingfish

1. kingfish (food) the lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States


Broader (hypernym)saltwater fish


Part meronymcero, kingfish, kingfish, pintado, Scomberomorus regalis

2. kingfish (animal) large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters


Synonymscero, pintado, Scomberomorus regalis


Broader (hypernym)Spanish mackerel


Part holonymkingfish


Member meronymgenus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus

3. kingfish (animal) small silvery marine food fish found off California


Synonymschenfish, Genyonemus lineatus, white croaker


Broader (hypernym)croaker


Member meronymgenus Genyonemus, Genyonemus

4. kingfish (animal) any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast


Broader (hypernym)whiting


Part holonymkingfish


Member meronymgenus Menticirrhus, Menticirrhus

5. kingfish (animal) large game fish of Australia and New Zealand


SynonymsSeriola grandis


Broader (hypernym)jack









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