cunner

noun
cun·​ner | \ ˈkə-nər How to pronounce cunner (audio) \

Definition of cunner

: either of two wrasses:
a : a European wrasse (Crenilabrus melops)
b : a wrasse (Tautogolabrus adspersus) common along the northeastern U.S. and adjacent Canadian coast

Examples of cunner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Researchers are particularly concerned about cunner fish, a dominant species in the area. BostonGlobe.com, 20 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of cunner

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cunner

origin unknown

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“Cunner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cunner. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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