garrupa

noun
gar·​ru·​pa | \gəˈrüpə\

Definition of garrupa 

1 plural -s : a grouper especially in Spanish America

2 -s : a Californian rockfish

3 capitalized, [ New Latin, from Portuguese garoupa ] in former classifications : a genus of Serranidae comprising the Warsaw grouper

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History and Etymology for garrupa

Portuguese garoupa (fish)

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