grass porgy

noun

Definition of grass porgy

: a small sparid fish (Calamus arctifrons) of the Florida coast

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History and Etymology for grass porgy

so called from its living in eelgrass

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“Grass porgy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grass%20porgy. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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