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hogchoker

[ hawg-choh-ker, hog- ]

noun

  1. a sole, Trinectes maculatus, found in coastal streams from Maine to Texas and south to Panama.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hogchoker1

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; so called to indicate that the fish is worthless, even as food for hogs

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