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A large, elongated predatory fish occurring in tropical and temperate oceans throughout the world.Also called snake mackerel
- ‘For the fish, I used a blend of tropical fish (tuna, swordfish and escolar), which I had bought frozen at my local frozen-food store.’
- ‘Often there is escolar, a startlingly oil-rich, satiny white fish that is often mislabeled in sushi bars as ‘white tuna.’’
Mid 19th century: from Spanish, literally scholar, so named because the ringed markings around the eyes resemble spectacles.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.