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

  • n. Any of various fishes of the North American Atlantic coast, as the pinfish or the grunt Haemulon parrai of southerly waters.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several grunts of the Atlantic (all in the family Haemulidae); pinfish, margate, Orthopristis chrysopterus, or Haemulon parra.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sparine fish, the pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides.
  • n. A fish, Orthopristis chrysopterus; the pig-fish.
  • n. A West Indian fish, Hæmulon parra; also, other fishes related to it. Also called ronco prieto.

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

  • n. a grunt found from Florida to Brazil and Gulf of Mexico
  • n. similar to sea bream; small spiny-finned fish found in bays along the southeastern coast of the United States


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