noun bo·cac·cio \bə-ˈkä-chē-ˌō, -chō\

Definition of BOCACCIO

:  a large rockfish (Sebastes paucispinis) of the Pacific coast locally important as a market fish

Origin of BOCACCIO

perhaps modification of Spanish bocacha, augmentative of boca mouth
First Known Use: circa 1890


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