gurnard

noun
gur·​nard | \ ˈgər-nərd How to pronounce gurnard (audio) \
plural gurnard or gurnards

Definition of gurnard

: sea robin — compare flying gurnard

First Known Use of gurnard

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gurnard

Middle English, from Anglo-French gurenard, irregular from Old French grognier to grunt, from Latin grunnire, of imitative origin

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