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grou·per

 (gro͞o′pər)
n. pl. grouper or grou·pers
Any of various often large serranid fishes of the subfamily Epinephelinae, found in tropical and subtropical waters worldwide and valued as food and game fish.

[Portuguese garupa.]
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grouper

(ˈɡruːpə)
n
(Animals) a variant of groper
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group•er1

(ˈgru pər)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -er, (esp. for kinds or species), -ers.
any of various large warm-water sea basses, esp. of the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca.
[1680–90; < Portuguese garupa]

group•er2

(ˈgru pər)

n.
1. a member of a group, as of tourists.
2. Informal. a member of a group of usu. single people who rent and share a house, as at a summer resort.
[1930–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grouper - flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bassgrouper - flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
grouper - usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.grouper - usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
coney, Epinephelus fulvus - black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins
hind - any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
creole-fish, Paranthias furcifer - deep-sea fish of tropical Atlantic
Mycteroperca bonaci, jewfish - large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales
grouper - flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
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Translations
kijerna

grouper

[ˈgruːpəʳ] N (= fish) → mero m
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