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

First Known Use of cunner

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cunner

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