Definition of scup
: a porgy (Stenotomus chrysops) occurring along the Atlantic coast of the U.S. chiefly from North Carolina to Maine and used as a panfish
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Most of the scup have finished spawning and now are migrating to their feeding grounds throughout the Sound.
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Origin and Etymology of scup
short for scuppaug, modification of Narragansett mishcùppaûog
First Known Use: circa 1848See Words from the same year
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