ntrachurusA genus of carangoid fishes, the saurels, having the lateral line armed with bony carinate plates for its whole length. T. saurus, also called scad, horse-mackerel, and skipjack, is greenish with silvery aides aud a dusky opercular spot, and is a foot long. It inhabits Atlantic waters both of Europe and of the United States. See cut under scad.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
nTrachurustrā-kū′rus a genus of carangoid fishes, the saurels.