Bathystoma rimator
Tomtate Tom"tate, n. A Florida and West Indian grunt ({Bathystoma rimator} or {H[ae]mulon rimator}); also, any of various allied species. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Haemulon rimator — Tomtate Tom tate, n. A Florida and West Indian grunt ({Bathystoma rimator} or {H[ae]mulon rimator}); also, any of various allied species. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tomtate — Tom tate, n. A Florida and West Indian grunt ({Bathystoma rimator} or {H[ae]mulon rimator}); also, any of various allied species. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grunt — gruntingly, adv. /grunt/, v.i. 1. to utter the deep, guttural sound characteristic of a hog. 2. to utter a similar sound. 3. to grumble, as in discontent. v.t. 4. to express with a grunt. n. 5. a sound of grunting. 6. New Eng. Cookery. a dessert …   Universalium

  • tomtate — noun found off the West Indies and Florida • Syn: ↑Haemulon aurolineatum • Hypernyms: ↑grunt • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulon, ↑genus Haemulon * * * ˈtämˌtāt noun …   Useful english dictionary

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