gurnard

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noun gur·nard \ˈgər-nərd\

Definition of gurnard

plural

gurnard

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gurnards

  1. :  sea robin — compare flying gurnard

Origin and Etymology of gurnard

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


First Known Use: 14th century


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