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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: porgy (0.01073 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to porgy.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: porgy porgy 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) Definition: porgy 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, scuppaug. [1913 Webster] Note: The same names are also applied to a closely allied Southern species (Stenotomus Gardeni). [1913 Webster] 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, and porgy. [1913 Webster] 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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