[ rong-kil ]
/ ˈrɒŋ kɪl /
any of several percoid fishes of the family Bathymasteridae, ranging along the Pacific coast of North America.
Origin of ronquil
1880–85, Americanism; < American Spanish ronquillo, diminutive of ronco ronco
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