[ ra-skas ]
/ ræˈskæs /
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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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