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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: porgy(0.01073 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to porgy.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic
coast of the United States [syn: scup]
2: important deep-bodied food and sport fish of warm and
tropical coastal waters; found worldwide
English → English (gcide)
Scup \Scup\, n. [Contr. fr. American Indian mishc[`u]p, fr.
mishe-kuppi large, thick-scaled.] (Zo["o]l.)
A marine sparoid food fish (Stenotomus chrysops, or S. argyrops
), common on the Atlantic coast of the United
States. It appears bright silvery when swimming in the
daytime, but shows broad blackish transverse bands at night
and when dead. Called also porgee, paugy, porgy,
Note: The same names are also applied to a closely allied
Southern species (Stenotomus Gardeni).
Spadefish \Spade"fish`\ (sp[=a]d"f[i^]sh`), n. (Zo["o]l.)
An American market fish (Ch[ae]todipterus faber) common on
the southern coasts; -- called also angel fish, moonfish,
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
Syn: Mariner; seaman; seafarer.
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.