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grunion

grunion

noun grun·ion \ˈgrən-yən\

Definition of GRUNION

:  a silverside (Leuresthes tenuis) of the California coast notable for the regularity with which it comes inshore to spawn at nearly full moon

Origin of GRUNION

probably from Spanish gruñón grunter
First Known Use: 1917

Rhymes with GRUNION

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