from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A common name given by Spanish-speaking Americans to the snappers and related fishes.


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  • Pargo: barred snapper or yellow snapper, both species going by the common name pargo and abundant in the Mexican Pacific.

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  • Red snapper with clams and shrimp in green sauce pargo con almejas y gambas en salsa verde is fabulous.

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  • There was a big pargo ... like about 6 to 8 lbs and the whole fish was going for 40 pesos a kilo but I figure in boneless filets I'm going to lose about 1/2.

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  • It is usually prepared with the pargo (sea bream), one that does not readily dry out when exposed to heat because of the fat content of its skin.

    The cuisine of Nayarit

  • These fish are called cherne and pargo, and at dinner were pronounced good.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • These fish are called _cherne_ and _pargo_, and at dinner were pronounced good.

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  • But if a healthy tmac is only as good as a guy like Almonds (or worse … pargo) then theres no point of seeking star power just to appease the average fan.

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  • Some huge pargo in the 30 - and 40-pound range hitting.

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  • La Paz: Jonathan Roldan of Tailhunter International reports very few anglers, but very good fishing for cabrilla up to 5 pounds and pargo up to 15 pounds.

    Fore, right!

  • BenniexXxBravo on 04.13.2009 theres a reason why pargo aint in the league. and theres a reason why kobe is arguably top 5 all time. kobe all day!. lawl. i thought he was done after the first time, but hes still goin even when the cameras not there. but its all good, just some fun imitation, let it go ..



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