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tautog

noun tau·tog \ˈt-ˌtg, -ˌtäg, t-ˈ\

Definition of TAUTOG

:  an edible fish (Tautoga onitis) of the wrasse family found along the Atlantic coast of the United States and adjacent Canada —called also blackfish

Origin of TAUTOG

Narragansett tautaũog, plural
First Known Use: 1643

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