rock hind
noun Date: circa 1867 a red-spotted tan to olive-brown grouper (Epinephelus adscensionis) of the western Atlantic especially from Massachusetts to southeastern Brazil

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  • rock hind — rock′ hind n. ich See under hind II, 2) • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • rock hind — n. a spotted, edible sea bass (Epinephelus adscensionis) of tropical Atlantic and Caribbean waters …   English World dictionary

  • rock hind — noun found around rocky coasts or on reefs • Syn: ↑Epinephelus adscensionis • Hypernyms: ↑hind • Member Holonyms: ↑Epinephelus, ↑genus Epinephelus * * * noun : any of various …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock hind — Mero de lo alto Me ro de lo al to, and a species called also {rock hind}, distinguished as Mero cabrolla Me ro ca*brol la. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Meroblast Mer o*blast, n. [Gr. me ros part + blast.] (Biol.) An ovum, as that of a mammal, only… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock hind — a small, orange spotted grouper, Epinephelus adscensionis, inhabiting warm seas from North Carolina to Brazil, esp. in the West Indies, and fished as food. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hind. — 1. Hindi. 2. Hindu. 3. Hindustan. 4. Hindustani. * * * hind1 «hynd», adjective, hind|er, hind|most or …   Useful english dictionary

  • hind — hind1 /huynd/, adj. situated in the rear or at the back; posterior: the hind legs of an animal. [1300 50; ME hinde; cf. OE hindan (adv.) from behind, at the back; c. G hinten; see BEHIND, HINDER2] Syn. 1. See back1. hind2 /huynd/, n., pl. hinds,… …   Universalium

  • hind — I [[t]haɪnd[/t]] adj. situated in the rear or at the back; posterior: the hind legs of an animal[/ex] • Etymology: 1300–50; ME hinde; cf. OE hindan (adv.) from behind, at the back, c. OHG hintana, Go hindana; cf. behind, hinder II syn: See back I …   From formal English to slang

  • Hind — Hindustani (def. 1). * * * ▪ fish  any of certain species of fishes in the sea bass family, Serranidae (order Perciformes). All species referred to as hinds are in the genus Epinephelus, which also includes many groupers. They are found in the… …   Universalium

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