from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of several species of sparoid fishes belonging to Sargus, Pomadasys, and related genera; -- called also sar, and saragu.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sparoid fish of the genus Sargus or Diplodus, especially D. sargus or S. rondeleti, of the Mediterranean and neighboring seas. Also called sar, saragu, sargon.
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Niver recalls pleasant vacations fishing for saltwater species like orange mouth corvina, sargo and gulf croaker.