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

Word History


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

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“Sargo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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