Definitions starting with P

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porgy, porgie

/póhgi/ [Car.; from Sp., Port. pargo sea bream DJE] n. a fish, Calamus sp.: 1731 porgy (Catesby 16). 1782 trumpet fish, porjes (Bruce 46). 1909

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-21 16:12
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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