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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pigfish (0.01409 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to pigfish.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pigfish pigfish n 1: found around the Great Barrier Reef [syn: giant pigfish, Achoerodus gouldii ] 2: found from Long Island southward [syn: hogfish, Orthopristis chrysopterus ] [also: pigfishes (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: pigfish Grunt \Grunt\ (gr[u^]nt), n. 1. A deep, guttural sound, as of a hog. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of American food fishes, of the genus H[ae]mulon, allied to the snappers, as, the black grunt (A. Plumieri), and the redmouth grunt (H. aurolineatus), of the Southern United States; -- also applied to allied species of the genera Pomadasys, Orthopristis, and Pristopoma. Called also pigfish, squirrel fish, and grunter; -- so called from the noise it makes when taken. [1913 Webster] 3. A U. S. infantryman; -- used especially of those fighting in the war in Vietnam. [slang] [PJC] Sailor \Sail"or\, n. One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels; one who understands the practical management of ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman. [1913 Webster] Syn: Mariner; seaman; seafarer. [1913 Webster] Sailor's choice. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An excellent marine food fish (Diplodus rhomboides, syn. Lagodon rhomboides) of the Southern United States; -- called also porgy, squirrel fish, yellowtail, and salt-water bream. (b) A species of grunt (Orthopristis chrysopterus syn. Pomadasys chrysopterus), an excellent food fish common on the southern coasts of the United States; -- called also hogfish, and pigfish. [1913 Webster]

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