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bo•cac•ciobəˈkɑ tʃoʊ, -tʃiˌoʊ, boʊ-(n.)(pl.)-cios.

  1. a large, brown, big-mouthed rockfish, Sebastes paucispinis, of California coastal waters.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of bocaccio:

1885–90; < It boccaccio ugly mouth, der. of bocc(a) mouth < L bucca


  1. bocaccio(Noun)

    A venomous marine fish, taxonomic name Sebastes paucispinis, in the Sebastinae subfamily found in the subtropical Eastern Pacific.


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