Margate fish
Margary's fluid Mar"ga*ry's flu"id (-r[i^]z)). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Margate fish Mar"gate fish" (Zo["o]l.) A sparoid fish ({Diabasis aurolineatus}) of the Gulf of Mexico, esteemed as a food fish; -- called also {red-mouth grunt}. [1913 Webster]

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