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Noun: kingfish  'king,fish
  1. The lean flesh of any of several fish caught off the Atlantic coast of the United States
  2. Large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters
    - cero, pintado, Scomberomorus regalis
  3. Small silvery marine food fish found off California
    - white croaker, chenfish, Genyonemus lineatus
  4. Any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast
  5. Large game fish of Australia and New Zealand
    - Seriola grandis

Derived forms: kingfishes

Type of: croaker, jack, saltwater fish, Spanish mackerel, whiting

Part of: genus Genyonemus, genus Menticirrhus, genus Scomberomorus, Genyonemus, Menticirrhus, Scomberomorus

Encyclopedia: Kingfish