Polyprion prognathus
Hapuku Ha*pu"ku (h[.a]*p[=oo]"k[=oo]), n. (Zo["o]l.) A large and valuable food fish ({Polyprion prognathus}) of New Zealand. It sometimes weighs one hundred pounds or more. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hapuku — Ha*pu ku (h[.a]*p[=oo] k[=oo]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large and valuable food fish ({Polyprion prognathus}) of New Zealand. It sometimes weighs one hundred pounds or more. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hapuku — noun A large and valuable food fish Polyprion prognathus in the family Serranidae of New Zealand. It sometimes weighs one hundred pounds or more …   Wiktionary

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