Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

gray snapper

noun
  1. a snapper, Lutjanus griseus, of shallow waters off the coast of Florida, having a grayish-green body with a brown spot on each scale.
Show More

Origin of gray snapper

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75
Also called mangrove snapper.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018