noun grou·per \ˈgrü-pər\

: a large fish that lives at the bottom of warm seas

plural groupers also grouper

Full Definition of GROUPER

:  any of numerous fishes (family Serranidae and especially genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca) that are typically large solitary bottom-dwelling fishes of warm seas and include important food fishes

Origin of GROUPER

Portuguese garoupa
First Known Use: 1671


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