red snapper

noun

Definition of red snapper

: any of various reddish fishes (as of the genera Lutjanus and Sebastes) including several food fishes

Examples of red snapper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sweet-and-sour fish is Cuban pargo (red snapper), not mandarin fish. The Economist, "What a new Chinese restaurant in Havana says about Cuba," 14 Sep. 2019 House specialties are a whole beer-can-style chicken, smoked salmon, smoked 2-pound turkey leg, smoked jackfruit and whole Bahamian-style red snapper. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "5 to try: New North County restaurants for Mexican, Mediterranean and more," 22 Aug. 2019 Detailed red snapper landing information from the 2018 and 2019 seasons is available at www.outdooralabama.com/saltwater-fishing/exempted-fishing-permit. Frank Sargeant, al, "Alabama HS anglers win Bassmaster High School National Championship," 14 Aug. 2019 House specialties are a whole beer-can-style chicken, smoked salmon, smoked 2-pound turkey leg, smoked jackfruit and whole Bahamian-style red snapper. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "5 to try: New North County restaurants for Mexican, Mediterranean and more," 22 Aug. 2019 Octopus appears a couple of times on the menu, first as a carpaccio dusted with fennel and serrano powder, and again as part of the red snapper ceviche. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Triple-threat dining: Aboyer and Silencieux join George Trois for a Winnetka trifecta," 5 Aug. 2019 The Gulf’s red snapper population has been increasing since bottoming out in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Better days ahead for Texas offshore anglers," 23 June 2018 Snapper extension: The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources previously announced a five-day extension of its 2019 recreational red snapper season. al, "Saltwater fishing limits change Aug. 1; new fee in 2020," 30 July 2019 The menu includes prime rib dips, Veracruz-style red snapper and buttermilk fried chicken. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, "Graham Elliot is opening a new restaurant at a food hall in Santa Monica," 23 July 2019

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First Known Use of red snapper

1755, in the meaning defined above

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