Definition of wrasse
plural wrasses also wrasse
: any of a large family (Labridae) of elongate usually brilliantly colored marine bony fishes that usually bury themselves in sand at night and include important food fishes as well as a number of popular aquarium fishes
Origin of wrasse
Cornish gwragh, wragh hag, wrasse
First Known Use: circa 1672
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