jacopever

noun ja·co·pev·er \ˌyäkəˈpevə(r)\

Definition of jacopever

plural

-s

  1. :  any of several large-eyed reddish food fishes of southern Africa; especially :  a common scorpaenid fish (Sebastichthys capensis)

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Origin and Etymology of jacopever

Afrikaans jakopewer, probably irregular from Jacob Evertsen, 17th century Dutch sea captain with bulging eyes and red face


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