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ronco

[ rong-koh ]
/ ˈrɒŋ koʊ /
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noun, plural ron·cos.
any grunt of the genus Haemulon, especially H. parrai, the sailor's-choice, of West Indian waters.
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Origin of ronco

1880–85, Americanism;<Spanish, derivative of roncar to grunt ≪ Late Greek rhonchós a grunt, snore
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