from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several large, spotted, olive-brown marine fishes of the family Serranidae, especially the grouper Epinephelus itajara of tropical Atlantic and eastern Pacific waters.
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- n. Any of many types of fish including the Japanese seabass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A very large serranoid fish (Promicrops itaiara) of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. It often reaches the weight of five hundred pounds. Its color is olivaceous or yellowish, with numerous brown spots. Called also guasa, and warsaw.
- n. A similar gigantic fish (Stereolepis gigas) of Southern California, valued as a food fish.
- n. The black grouper of Florida and Texas.
- n. A large herringlike fish; the tarpum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of several different fishes, chiefly of the family Serranidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre
- n. large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales
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