nounpl. -·nards or -·nard
- flying gurnard
- sea robin
Origin of gurnardMiddle English from Old French gornart from grogner, to grunt ( from Classical Latin grunnire): from “grunting” when caught: see grunt, noun
(plural gurnard or gurnards)
- Any of various marine fish of the family Triglidae, that have a large armored head and fingerlike pectoral fins used for crawling along the sea bottom.