bocaccio

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noun bo·cac·cio \bə-ˈkä-chē-ˌō, -chō\

Definition of bocaccio

  1. :  a large rockfish (Sebastes paucispinis) of the Pacific coast locally important as a market fish

Origin and Etymology of bocaccio

perhaps modification of Spanish bocacha, augmentative of boca mouth


First Known Use: 1881


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