Definition of scup
plural scup also scups
: 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
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