Meaning of leatherjacket


Pronunciation: (le'ur-jak"it), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledany of several carangid fishes having narrow, linear scales embedded in the skin at various angles, esp. Oligoplites saurus, found in tropical American waters.
  2. a pancake or other dough fried over a campfire.
  3. the grub of the crane fly.
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