red snapper

Definitions of red snapper
  1. noun
    an esteemed food fish with pinkish red head and body; common in the Atlantic coastal waters of North America and the Gulf of Mexico
    synonyms: Lutjanus blackfordi
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    snapper
    any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal waters
  2. noun
    highly esteemed reddish lean flesh of snapper from Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico
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    snapper
    flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas
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