Grouper meaning

gro͝o'pər
Any of various often large serranid fishes of the subfamily Epinephelinae, found in tropical and subtropical waters worldwide and valued as food and game fish.
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Any of several large sea basses (esp. genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca) found in warm seas.
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Any of various large food and game fishes of the subfamily Epiphelinae, especially the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca, which inhabit warm seas.
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Origin of grouper

  • Portuguese garupa
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Portuguese garoupa (“grouper”).
    From Wiktionary