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n. pl. grouper or grou·pers
Any of various often large serranid fishes of the subfamily Epinephelinae, found in tropical and subtropical waters worldwide and valued as food and game fish.
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(Animals) a variant of groper
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n., pl. (esp. collectively) -er, (esp. for kinds or species), -ers.
any of various large warm-water sea basses, esp. of the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca.
[1680–90; < Portuguese garupa]
1. a member of a group, as of tourists.
2. Informal. a member of a group of usu. single people who rent and share a house, as at a summer resort.
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|Noun||1.||grouper - flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass|
grouper - usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
|2.||grouper - usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas|
sea bass - any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
hind - any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
grouper - flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
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