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scup

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noun \ˈskəp\

Definition of scup

plural scup also scups

  1. :  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

cup, dup, hup, pup, sup, tup, up, yup


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