Cunner definition

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A small brownish wrasse (Tautogolabrus adspersus) of northern North American Atlantic waters.
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A small, edible, brownish-blue wrasse fish (Tautogolabrus adspersus) found along the Atlantic coast of North America.
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A marine European fish (Symphodus melops).
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The related American conner (Tautogolabrus adspersus).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cunner
Plural:
cunners

Origin of cunner

  • Perhaps alteration of conner one who cons (guides a ship) con3

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition