rouget

noun

rou·​get
rüˈzhā
plural -s
: any of several food fish of the family Mullidae and especially of the genus Mullus (as M. surmuletus and M. barbatus) : red mullet

Word History

Etymology

French, from Old French, from rouge red

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rouget was in the 15th century

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“Rouget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rouget. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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