Definitions for jewfishˈdʒuˌfɪʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of several large groupers, esp. Epinephelus itajara, of warm Atlantic seas.
Origin of jewfish:
1690–1700; appar. Jew+fish
mulloway, jewfish, Sciaena antarctica(noun)
large important food fish of Australia; almost indistinguishable from the maigre
jewfish, Mycteroperca bonaci(noun)
large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales
Any of many types of fish including the Japanese seabass.
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
a similar gigantic fish (Stereolepis gigas) of Southern California, valued as a food fish
the black grouper of Florida and Texas
a large herringlike fish; the tarpum