noun, plural (especially collectively) group·er·er, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species), group·ers.
Origin of grouper1
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Examples from the Web for grouper
When the grouper is tender and the sauce is slightly thickened and flavorful, 20 to 25 minutes, and turn off the heat.
My top fish recommendation for this recipe is grouper; it has flesh that cooks and keeps together in the sauce.
A grouper saw them coming and ducked into his hole in the coral.
Even in their predicament, Rick could see the humor in the grouper's reaction.
The wreck of the Maiden Hand was just as they had left it, and the grouper was back in his comfortable cabin.
The grouper shot out of the cabin with a flick of his powerful tail that raised the silt around them.
We got out our fishing-lines, and caught some deep sea-fish, of the grouper species.Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States|Raphael Semmes
British Dictionary definitions for grouper
Word Origin and History for grouper
type of fish, 1690s, from Portuguese garupa, of unknown origin, probably of South American Indian origin, perhaps from a word in Tupi.