noun \ˈskəp\
plural scup also scups

Definition of SCUP

:  a porgy (Stenotomus chrysops) occurring along the Atlantic coast of the United States chiefly from North Carolina to Maine and used as a panfish

Origin of SCUP

short for scuppaug, modification of Narragansett mishcùppaûog
First Known Use: circa 1848

Rhymes with SCUP


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