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group·er / ˈgroōpər/ • n. a large heavy-bodied fish (Epinephelus, Mycteroperca, and other genera) of the sea bass family, with a big head and wide mouth, found in warm seas. The Nassau grouper (E. striatus) is the most economically important fish of the Bahamas.

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grouper Tropical marine fish found from the coast of Florida to South America, and in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It has a large mouth, sharp teeth, a mottled body and the ability to change colour. Length: to 3.7m (12ft); weight: to 450kg (1000lb). Family Serranidae; species: giant, Epinephelus itajara; Australian, Epinephelus lanceolatus. See also bass

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grouper See SERRANIDAE.

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grouper marine food-fish XVII (gro(o)per). — Pg. garupa, prob. native S. Amer. name.