Definitions for: Grouper


[n] usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
[n] flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass



Webster (1913) Definition: Group"er, n. [Corrupted fr. Pg. garupa crupper. Cf.
Garbupa.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) One of several species of valuable food fishes of the
genus Epinephelus, of the family Serranid[ae], as the
red grouper, or brown snapper (E. morio), and the black
grouper, or warsaw (E. nigritus), both from Florida and
the Gulf of Mexico.
(b) The tripletail (Lobotes).
(c) In California, the name is often applied to the
rockfishes. [Written also groper, gruper, and
trooper.]

See Also: coney, creole-fish, Epinephelus fulvus, grouper, grouper, hind, jewfish, Mycteroperca bonaci, Paranthias furcifer, saltwater fish, sea bass

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