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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
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Origin of TAUTOG

Narragansett tautaũog, plural
First Known Use: 1643

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