Definition of Grouper

1. Noun. Flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass.

Generic synonyms: Saltwater Fish



2. Noun. Usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas.

Definition of Grouper

1. n. One of several species of valuable food fishes of the genus Epinephelus, of the family Serranidæ, as the red grouper, or brown snapper (E. morio), and the black grouper, or warsaw (E. nigritus), both from Florida and the Gulf of Mexico.

Definition of Grouper

1. Noun. Any of various large food and game fishes of the subfamily ''Epiphelinae'', especially the genera ''Epinephelus'' and ''Mycteroperca'', which inhabit warm seas. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grouper

1. a food fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Grouper

1. One of several species of valuable food fishes of the genus Epinephelus, of the family Serranidae, as the red grouper, or brown snapper (E. Morio), and the black grouper, or warsaw (E. Nigritus), both from Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. The tripletail (Lobotes). In California, the name is often applied to the rockfishes. Alternative forms: groper, gruper, and trooper. Origin: Corrupted fr. Pg. Garupa crupper. Cf. Garbupa. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Grouper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bass, Pike, Perch and Others by James Alexander Henshall (1903)
"THE YELLOW-FINKED grouper (Mycteroperca venenosa) This grouper was first noticed by Catesby, in 1743, from the Bahamas, and was named by Linnaeus, in 1758, ..."

2. Fishing in American Waters by Genio C. Scott (1875)
"reading up to the most interesting part of an eventful story, succeeds in getting the bite of a grouper! - Both the red and black drums afford the ..."

3. Salt Water Game Fishing by Charles Frederick Holder (1914)
"GROUP 10 THE JEWFISH AND BLACK grouper ONE would hardly include the great Florida jewfish among the game fishes, yet it affords a certain amount of sport at ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"The red grouper Is K. morio, of a brownish color sprinkled with gray, ... When taken from the water, the grouper is remarkably tenacious of life, ..."

5. Mexico's Pacific Coast by Vivien Lougheed (2004)
"U March — grouper, sierra, cabrilla and white sea bass. ... The area offers catches of sole, grouper, yellow snapper, baqueta (Gulf coney), ..."

6. Catalogue of the Michigan State Library: United States Documents, State by Michigan State Library (1898)
"The black grouper of the southern coast. — Two gadoid fishes of the northwestern Atlantic. ... grouper ..."

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