Tautog meaning

tôtôg, -tŏg, tô-tôg, -tŏg
A dark-colored, edible wrasse (Tautoga onitis) found along the North American Atlantic coast, having a blunt snout and a long dorsal fin.
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An edible, black and greenish wrasse fish (Tautoga onitis) of the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
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A fish of the wrasse family found in salt water off of eastern North America from Nova Scotia to South Carolina (Tautoga onitis).
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Origin of tautog

  • Narragansett tautaũog pl. of taut a kind of fish

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

  • Narragansett tautauog, plural of taut.

    From Wiktionary