Definitions for: Scad


[n] any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae



Webster (1913) Definition: Scad, n. [Gael. & Ir. sgadan a herring.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small carangoid fish (Trachurus saurus) abundant on
the European coast, and less common on the American. The
name is applied also to several allied species.
(b) The goggler; -- called also big-eyed scad. See
Goggler.
(c) The friar skate. [Scot.]
(d) The cigar fish, or round robin.

See Also: bigeye scad, big-eyed scad, carangid, carangid fish, Carangidae, cigarfish, Decapterus macarellus, Decapterus punctatus, family Carangidae, goggle-eye, horse mackerel, jack mackerel, mackerel scad, mackerel shad, quiaquia, round scad, saurel, Selar crumenophthalmus, Spanish mackerel, Trachurus symmetricus, Trachurus trachurus

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