- any of several large carangid fishes of the genus Seriola, esp S. dumerili, with golden markings when young, occurring in tropical and subtropical Atlantic waters
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Fishany of several yellow to coppery fork-tailed fishes of the genus Seriola, as S. dumerili of warm Atlantic waters. Also called amberfish.
- amber (color) + jack1 (kind of fish) 1890–95