tautog


tautog

noun

  1. a black food and game fish, Tautoga onitis, inhabiting waters along the North Atlantic coast of the U.S.

noun

  1. a large dark-coloured wrasse, Tautoga onitis, of the North American coast of the Atlantic Ocean: used as a food fishAlso called: blackfish

n.edible marine fish of the Atlantic coast of North America, 1643, from Narragansett tautauog, plural of taut.

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