sargo

[ sahr-goh ]
/ ˈsɑr goʊ /

noun, plural sar·gos.Ichthyology.

a silvery grunt, Anisotremus davidsonii, inhabiting waters off the coasts of California and Mexico, having blackish markings and yellowish fins.

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Origin of sargo

1875–80; <Spanish <Latin sargus a sea fish <Greek sárgos
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