Definition of Red porgy

1. Noun. Food fish of the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Europe and America.

Exact synonyms: Pagrus Pagrus
Generic synonyms: Porgy
Group relationships: Genus Pagrus, Pagrus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Porgy

red osier
red osier dogwood
red oxide of lead
red oxygen
red panda
red pandas
red pepper
red peppers
red periwinkle
red phalarope
red phosphorus
red pimpernel
red pine
red poll
red poppy
red porgy (current term)
red precipitate
red pudding
red pulp
red pulp cords
red rag
red rag to a bull
red rail
red rails
red raspberry
red rat snake
red rattle
red reflex

Literary usage of Red porgy

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1. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"... from time immemorial of the red porgy of the Mediterranean, Pagrus pagrus. In this I « \ FIG. 280.—Ebisu, the Fish-god of Japan, bearing a Red Tai ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Pagrus pagrus of European waters is called the red porgy. Consult Kingsley, TS, 'Standard Natural History' (Vol. Ill, Boston 1885). ..."

3. Where, When, and how to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida by William H. Gregg, John Gardner (1902)
"Illustration. Page. 107. "PAGRUS PAGRUS." 551 1356 red porgy; " D- XI, 12, or XII, 11 or 10; A. III, ..."

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