Corvina saturna
Roncador Ron`ca*dor" (r[o^][ng]`k[.a]*d[=o]r"), n. [Sp., a snorer, fr. roncar to snore. So called in allusion to the grunting noise made by them on being taken from the water. ] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of California sci[ae]noid food fishes, especially {Roncador Stearnsi}, which is an excellent market fish, and the red roncador ({Corvina saturna} syn. {Johnius saturna}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Johnius saturna — Roncador Ron ca*dor (r[o^][ng] k[.a]*d[=o]r ), n. [Sp., a snorer, fr. roncar to snore. So called in allusion to the grunting noise made by them on being taken from the water. ] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of California sci[ae]noid food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roncador — Ron ca*dor (r[o^][ng] k[.a]*d[=o]r ), n. [Sp., a snorer, fr. roncar to snore. So called in allusion to the grunting noise made by them on being taken from the water. ] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of California sci[ae]noid food fishes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roncador Stearnsi — Roncador Ron ca*dor (r[o^][ng] k[.a]*d[=o]r ), n. [Sp., a snorer, fr. roncar to snore. So called in allusion to the grunting noise made by them on being taken from the water. ] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of California sci[ae]noid food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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