Definitions for jewfishˈdʒuˌfɪʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jew•fishˈdʒuˌfɪʃ(n.)(pl.)-fish; -fish•es.

  1. any of several large groupers, esp. Epinephelus itajara, of warm Atlantic seas.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of jewfish:

1690–1700; appar. Jew+fish

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mulloway, jewfish, Sciaena antarctica(noun)

    large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre

  2. jewfish, Mycteroperca bonaci(noun)

    large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales


  1. jewfish(Noun)

    Any of many types of fish including the Japanese seabass.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jewfish(noun)

    a very large serranoid fish (Promicrops itaiara) of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. It often reaches the weight of five hundred pounds. Its color is olivaceous or yellowish, with numerous brown spots. Called also guasa, and warsaw

  2. Jewfish(noun)

    a similar gigantic fish (Stereolepis gigas) of Southern California, valued as a food fish

  3. Jewfish(noun)

    the black grouper of Florida and Texas

  4. Jewfish(noun)

    a large herringlike fish; the tarpum


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