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noun jew·fish \ˈjü-ˌfish\

Definition of jewfish

  1. :  any of various large groupers (especially Epinephelus itajara) that are usually dusky green, brown, or blackish, thickheaded, and rough-scaled; also :  any of various other large fishes (as Argyrosomus hololepidotus)

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