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scup

 (skŭp)
n. pl. scup or scups
A porgy (Stenotomus chrysops) of northwestern Atlantic waters, valued as a food fish.

[Short for Narragansett mishcùp.]

scup

(skʌp) or

scuppaug

n
(Animals) a common sparid fish, Stenotomus chrysops, of American coastal regions of the Atlantic. Also called: northern porgy
[C19: from Narraganset mishcup, from mishe big + kuppe close together; from the form of the scales]

scup

(skʌp)

n., pl. scups, (esp. collectively) scup.
an edible porgy, Stenotomuschrysops, of N Atlantic coastal waters, having a compressed body and a high back.
[1840–50, Amer.; short for earlier and dial. scuppaug < Narragansett (E sp.) mishcuppaûog]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scup - flesh of fish found in colder waters of northern Atlantic coast of the United Statesscup - flesh of fish found in colder waters of northern Atlantic coast of the United States
northern porgy, northern scup, Stenotomus chrysops, scup - found in Atlantic coastal waters of North America from South Carolina to Maine; esteemed as a panfish
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.scup - lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic coast of the United Statesscup - lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic coast of the United States
southern porgy, southern scup, Stenotomus aculeatus, scup - porgy of southern Atlantic coastal waters of North America
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
3.scup - porgy of southern Atlantic coastal waters of North America
porgy - important deep-bodied food and sport fish of warm and tropical coastal waters; found worldwide
porgy, scup - lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic coast of the United States
4.scup - found in Atlantic coastal waters of North America from South Carolina to Mainescup - found in Atlantic coastal waters of North America from South Carolina to Maine; esteemed as a panfish
porgy - important deep-bodied food and sport fish of warm and tropical coastal waters; found worldwide
scup - flesh of fish found in colder waters of northern Atlantic coast of the United States
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