Tomtate
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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  • tomtate — /tom tayt/, n. a grunt, Haemulon aurolineatum, inhabiting waters off the West Indies and Florida. [1890 95, Amer.; orig. uncert.] * * *       any of certain fishes of the grunt (q.v.) family. * * * …   Universalium

  • tomtate — tom·tate …   English syllables

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

  • 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.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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  • Haemulidae — This article is about a family of fishes. For other uses of Grunt, see Grunt (disambiguation). Grunts Haemulon album Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • genus Haemulon — noun type genus of the Haemulidae • Syn: ↑Haemulon • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemulidae, ↑family Haemulidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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