sargo

noun
sar·​go | \ ˈsär(ˌ)gō \
plural -s

Definition of sargo

1 : any of several sparid fishes of Diplodus and related genera especially : either of two pinfishes (D. argenteus and Lagodon rhomboides)
2 : a small silvery grunt (Anisotremus davidsonii) of the coast of southern California and adjacent Mexico

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History and Etymology for sargo

Spanish, from Latin sargus, a sea fish, from Greek sargos

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“Sargo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sargo. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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