rascasse

[ ra-skas ]
/ ræˈskæs /

noun

any of several scorpionfishes, as Scorpaena scrofa or S. porcus, of the Mediterranean Sea, used in making bouillabaisse.

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Origin of rascasse

1920–25; <French <Provençal rascasso, derivative of rasca to scrape <Vulgar Latin *rāsicāre;see raze

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