grouper grouper  /ˈɡru pər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
  2. (n) usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas

Usage(s):

  1. The talk turns to China's online shopping business, before that is interrupted by the arrival of razor clams, chili squid and deep-fried grouper.
  2. Overfishing has depleted major populations of cod, swordfish, tuna, snapper, grouper and sharks.
  3. Dishes in the first-trimester menu are chosen for their folic acid, calcium and iron content, and include sauted grouper with lily bulbs and sweet peas.

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  1. "Grouper is an important part of Florida's market and everyone gains from ensuring that our restaurants are receiving and serving the real thing," said Attorney General McCollum.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Bill McCollum Source: CNNMoney.com

  2. "When I was growing up in Oklahoma, I usually (caught) 2- and 3-pound bass," said Mayfield. "That goliath grouper is the biggest fish I've ever caught in my lifetime."
    on Jan 4, 2007 By: Max Mayfield Source: Bradenton Herald

  3. "I love grouper, so when I order grouper, I expect to eat grouper," Benson said. "Floridians ought to be able to trust restaurant owners, and these increased penalties will help us ensure that the food we eat is the food we ordered."
    on May 31, 2007 By: Holly Benson Source: St. Petersburg Times

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