Ce"ro (?), n. [Corrupt. fr. Sp. sierra saw, sawfish, cero.] Zool.

A large and valuable fish of the Mackerel family, of the genus Scomberomorus. Two species are found in the West Indies and less commonly on the Atlantic coast of the United States, -- the common cero (Scomberomorus caballa), called also kingfish, and spotted, or king, cero (S. regalis).


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