Definitions

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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Examples

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

    A Guide to Mexican Fish and Shellfish - Part Two: Las Delicias del Mar

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

    Top 10 paladares in Havana

  • 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.

    It was a quickie for breakfast today, May 12

  • 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.

    Life in Mexico

  • 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.

    Blog a Bull

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

    Fore, right!

  • 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 ..

    HoopsVibe

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