from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any of several large groupers of warm seas, esp. the guasa (Epinephelus guaza), the red grouper (Epinephelus morio), the black grouper (Epinephelus nigritas), distinguished as Me"ro de lo al"to (�), and a species called also rock hind, distinguished as Me"ro ca*brol"la (�).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The spotted jewfish, Epinephelus guaza, found off the coasts of southern Europe and western Africa.
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