rascasse

[ ra-skas ]
/ ræˈskæs /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. rasbora,
  2. rasc,
  3. rascal,
  4. rascality,
  5. rascally,
  6. rase,
  7. rash,
  8. rash shirt,
  9. rasher,
  10. rashi

Origin of rascasse

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

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