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snook

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noun \ˈsnu̇k, ˈsnük\

Definition of snook

plural

snook

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snooks

  1. 1 :  a large vigorous bony fish (Centropomus undecimalis of the family Centropomidae) of coastal and brackish waters of the southern U.S. to Brazil that is an important food and sport fish

  2. 2 :  any of various marine fishes of the same family as the snook

Origin and Etymology of snook

Dutch snoek pike, snook


First Known Use: 1697


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snook

noun

Definition of snook

  1. :  a gesture of derision made by thumbing the nose

Origin and Etymology of snook

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1791




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