Definition of rascacio
1 : a variegated spinose scorpion fish (Scorpaena plumieri) of the western Atlantic from Cape Cod to Brazil
2 : any of various scorpion fishes
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Origin and Etymology of rascacio
Spanish rascacio, rescacio, from Provençal rascasso, from feminine of rascàs mangy, rough, wrinkled, from rasco ringworm, from rascà to scratch, scrape, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin rasicare
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