warsaw grouper

noun

war·​saw grouper ˈwȯr-(ˌ)sȯ- How to pronounce warsaw grouper (audio)
: any of several large groupers
especially : one (Epinephelus nigritus) of the western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

called also warsaw

Word History

Etymology

warsaw modification of American Spanish guasa

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of warsaw grouper was in 1949

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Cite this Entry

“Warsaw grouper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warsaw%20grouper. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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