agua·​ji | \ ¦ä-gwə-¦hē \
plural aguaji

Definition of aguaji

: any of several marine fishes (as the black grouper, the gag, or the rock hind) of the warmer parts of the western Atlantic

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First Known Use of aguaji

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aguaji

Spanish aguají, probably from Taino

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“Aguaji.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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