warsaw grouper

noun
war·​saw grouper | \ ˈwȯr-(ˌ)sȯ- How to pronounce warsaw grouper (audio) \

Definition of warsaw grouper

: any of several large groupers especially : one (Epinephelus nigritus) of the western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

called also warsaw

First Known Use of warsaw grouper

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for warsaw grouper

warsaw modification of American Spanish guasa

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“Warsaw grouper.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warsaw%20grouper. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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