Roncador

Roncador

Ron`ca*dor"\, n. [Sp., a snorer, fr. roncar to snore. So called in allusion to the grunting noise made by them on being taken from the water. ] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of California sci[ae]noid food fishes, especially Roncador Stearnsi, which is an excellent market fish, and the red roncador (Corvina, or Johnius, saturna).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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