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tau·togalso tau·taug (tô′tôg′, -tŏg′, tô-tôg′, -tŏg′)
A dark-colored, edible wrasse (Tautoga onitis) found along the North American Atlantic coast, having a blunt snout and a long dorsal fin. Also called blackfish.
[Narragansett tautaũog, pl. of taut, a kind of fish.]
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