maasbanker, noun

Forms:
maasbancker, maasbankShow more Also maasbancker, maasbank, marsbanker, masbanker, massbanker, mossbanker.
Origin:
Dutch
The fish Trachurus trachurus of the Carangidae. See also kingfish. Also attributive.
Note:
The name ‘maasbanker’ is used for this species in Smith and Heemstra’s Smiths' Sea Fishes (1986).
[1727 J.G. Scheuchzer tr. of E. Kaempfer’s Hist. of Japan I. 136Adsi is the Maasbancker of the Dutch.]
1989 E. Prov. Herald 14 Sept. 3A limit on the number of catches of redeye round-herring and South Coast maasbanker will be imposed from January 1.
The fish Trachurus trachurus of the Carangidae.

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