rock hind

noun

: a red-spotted tan to olive-brown grouper (Epinephelus adscensionis) of the western Atlantic especially from Massachusetts to southeastern Brazil

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rock hind was circa 1867

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“Rock hind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20hind. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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