aguaji

noun
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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