noun tar·pon \ˈtär-pən\
plural tarpon or tarpons

Definition of TARPON

:  a large silvery elongate bony fish (Megalops atlanticus of the family Elopidae) that occurs especially in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and warm coastal waters of the Atlantic, reaches a length of about six feet (two meters), and is often caught for sport

Origin of TARPON

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1685

Rhymes with TARPON


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