from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of scombroid fishes, containing the Spanish mackerel, S. maculatus, and related species.
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- noun Spanish mackerels
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An occasional King fish or Sero (scomberomorus cavalla) of from fifteen to twenty-five pounds weight will vary the monotony of hauling in the beautiful mackerel; but the lucky fisherman to whose line such a prize comes does not get him to the boat without some hard work and skill, too.
North Carolina and its Resources. North Carolina. Board of Agriculture. 1896