n.1.(Zool.) The scup.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Scup, their other common name, is also a corruption of the Narragansett Indian word mishcup. But no matter what you call these fish - pargo, porgy, mishcup or scup - they're here, now, and in big numbers.