Definition of cobia in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊbɪə

noun (plural same)

  • A large edible game fish that lives in open waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and West Pacific oceans. Also called sergeant fish.
    • Rachycentron canadum, family Rachycentridae
    More example sentences
    • They will be my number one rods in the Persian and Arabian Gulf later this year when I tackle the big cobia and kingfish.
    • Steaks of dorado, cobia, yellowtail, grouper and anything else you want to name are superb with just butter and a glass of white wine.
    • The cobia is a highly rated, hard-hitting game fish that is prone to long, powerful, determined runs and occasional leaps.


mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

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