from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the type genus of the Centropomidae, comprising the snooks, and including Centropomus undecimalis, a large bony sport fish also esteemed as food.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of fishes, typical of the family Centropomidæ, having a long pre-opercular spine, whence the name.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Centropomidae: snooks


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