porkfish

[ pawrk-fish, pohrk- ]
/ ˈpɔrkˌfɪʃ, ˈpoʊrk- /

noun, plural pork·fish·es, (especially collectively) pork·fish.

a black and gold grunt, Anisotremus virginicus, of West Indian waters.

Nearby words

  1. pork-barrel legislation,
  2. pork-barreler,
  3. porkchop,
  4. porkchopper,
  5. porker,
  6. porkpie,
  7. porkpie hat,
  8. porky,
  9. porn,
  10. pornification

Origin of porkfish

An Americanism dating back to 1725–35; pork + fish

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019