Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A serranoid fish, Epinephelus or Enneacentrus punctatus, of an olivaceous yellow or red color, relieved by small round blue spots, with one or two dark spots on the tip of the chin and one on the caudal peduncle.

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Examples

  • He thought how long it had been since he used to catch the big black and yellow grasshoppers on the bank of the bayou and nigger-fish with a cane pole.

    Half of Paradise

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