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grouper Explained

grouper at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


grouper at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1697, from Port. garupa, probably of South American Indian origin, perhaps from a word in Tupi. ///

grouper at French => English Of Explained:


grouper at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of numerous species of fishes (family Serranidae) widely distributed in warm seas, especially members of the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca. Groupers are characteristically large-mouthed, heavy-bodied fishes. Some species grow larger than 6 ft (about 2 m) long and 500 lbs (225 kg). Groupers are usually dull green or brown; some species can change their color pattern, and deepwater individuals may be much redder than nearshore ones. They are prime food fishes and provide sport for anglers and spearfishermen. A few species carry a toxic substance in their flesh and can cause poisoning when consumed. See also jewfish, sea bass.

Grouper at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Grouper \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

grouper at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Triple-tail \Tri"ple-tail`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
An edible fish ({Lobotes Surinamensis}) found in the warmer
parts of all the oceans, and common on the southern and
middle coasts of the United States. When living it is silvery
gray, and becomes brown or blackish when dead. Its dorsal and
anal fins are long, and extend back on each side of the tail.
It has large silvery scales which are used in the manufacture
of fancy work. Called also, locally, {black perch},
{grouper}, and {flasher}.

grouper at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
2: usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas

grouper at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a
Category: Image - :Georgia Aquarium - Giant Grouper.jpg|thumb|right|A giant grouper


From Inter: etyl » pt|en Inter: term » garoupa||grouper|lang=pt.


* Inter: IPA » /ˈɡɹuːpə(ɹ)/
  • Inter: rhymes » uːpə(ɹ)


    Inter: en-noun » pl2=grouper

  • Any of various large food and game fishes of the subfamily Epiphelinae, especially the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca, which inhabit warm seas.


    Inter: trans-top » fish
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|石斑魚|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|石斑鱼|tr=shíbānyú|sc=Hani
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|meriahven
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|mérou|m
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Zackenbarsch|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ροφός|m|tr=rofós
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|cernia|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|ハタ|tr=hata|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|羽太|tr=はた, hata|sc=Jpan
    • Navajo: Inter: tø » nv|dáádílí
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|garoupa|f
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|групер|m|tr=grúper|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » ru|каменный окунь|m|tr=kámennyj ókunʹ|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|kijerna|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|mero|m
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|orfoz

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    * regroup
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    * Inter: IPA » /ɡʁ|lang=fr
    • Inter: audio » Fr-grouper.ogg|grouper


      Inter: fr-ver » b

  • To group (to put together to form a group)


    Inter: fr-conj-er » group|avoir

    Derived terms

    * regrouper

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