rouget

noun rou·get \rüˈzhā\

Definition of rouget

plural

-s

  1. :  any of several food fish of the family Mullidae and especially of the genus Mullus (as M. surmuletus and M. barbatus) :  red mullet

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Origin and Etymology of rouget

French, from Old French, from rouge red — more at rouge


First Known Use: 15th century


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