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

Word History


Spanish aguají, probably from Taino

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aguaji was in 1883

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“Aguaji.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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