from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several marine food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, of tropical and semitropical waters, having red or reddish bodies.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several Atlantic foodfishes, of the genus Lutjanus, that have reddish bodies

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a large fish (Lutjanus aya syn. Lutjanus Blackfordii) abundant in the Gulf of Mexico and about the Florida reefs.

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

  • n. highly esteemed reddish lean flesh of snapper from Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico
  • n. an esteemed food fish with pinkish red head and body; common in the Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico


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