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 for cero
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cero \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 ({Scomberomorus
     regalis).
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cero
      n 1: large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal
           Atlantic waters [syn: cero, pintado, kingfish,
           Scomberomorus regalis]
      2: large mackerel with long pointed snout; important food and
         game fish of the eastern Atlantic coast southward to Brazil
         [syn: king mackerel, cavalla, cero, Scomberomorus
         cavalla]

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