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NOUN (1)

1. any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Friar \Fri"ar\, n. [OR. frere, F. fr[`e]re brother, friar, fr. L. frater brother. See Brother.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: (a) Minors, Gray Friars, or Franciscans. (b) Augustines. (c) Dominicans or Black Friars. (d) White Friars or Carmelites. See these names in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) A white or pale patch on a printed page. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zool.) An American fish; the silversides. [1913 Webster] Friar bird (Zool.), an Australian bird (Tropidorhynchus corniculatus), having the head destitute of feathers; -- called also coldong, leatherhead, pimlico; poor soldier, and four-o'clock. The name is also applied to several other species of the same genus. Friar's balsam (Med.), a stimulating application for wounds and ulcers, being an alcoholic solution of benzoin, styrax, tolu balsam, and aloes; compound tincture of benzoin. --Brande & C. Friar's cap (Bot.), the monkshood. Friar's cowl (Bot.), an arumlike plant (Arisarum vulgare) with a spathe or involucral leaf resembling a cowl. Friar's lantern, the ignis fatuus or Will-o'-the-wisp. --Milton. Friar skate (Zool.), the European white or sharpnosed skate (Raia alba); -- called also Burton skate, border ray, scad, and doctor. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scad \Scad\, n. [Gael. & Ir. sgadan a herring.] (Zool.) (a) A small carangoid fish (Trachurus saurus) abundant on the European coast, and less common on the American. The name is applied also to several allied species. (b) The goggler; -- called also big-eyed scad. See Goggler. (c) The friar skate. [Scot.] (d) The cigar fish, or round robin. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scad n 1: any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae