Definitions of grouper
  1. noun
    usually solitary bottom sea basses of warm seas
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    Epinephelus fulvus, coney
    black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins
    any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
    Paranthias furcifer, creole-fish
    deep-sea fish of tropical Atlantic
    Mycteroperca bonaci, jewfish
    large dark grouper with a thick head and rough scales
    Epinephelus adscensionis, rock hind
    found around rocky coasts or on reefs
    type of:
    sea bass
    any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
  2. noun
    flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass
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    type of:
    saltwater fish
    flesh of fish from the sea used as food
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