from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A horse which has the habit of emitting a sound during expiration, when suddenly moved or startled.
  • noun One that grunts. A hog.
  • noun A fish of the family Triglidæ and genus Prionotus: so called along parts of the eastern coast of the United States. See grumbler, 2.
  • noun An iron rod with a hook at the end, used by founders.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, grunts; specifically, a hog.
  • noun (Zoöl.) One of several American marine fishes. See Sea robin, and Grunt, n., 2.
  • noun (Brass Founding) A hook used in lifting a crucible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who grunts.
  • noun A group of fish of the family Terapontidae, which make a grunting sound when caught.
  • noun dated A hook used in lifting a crucible.

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

  • noun domestic swine
  • noun a person who grunts


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