scup

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noun \ˈskəp\

Definition of scup

plural

scup

also

scups

  1. :  a porgy (Stenotomus chrysops) occurring along the Atlantic coast of the United States chiefly from North Carolina to Maine and used as a panfish

Origin and Etymology of scup

short for scuppaug, modification of Narragansett mishcùppaûog


First Known Use: circa 1848


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