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guasa


guasa


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jewfish  \Jew"fish`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  1.  A  very  large  serranoid  fish  ({Promicrops  itaiara})  of 
  Florida  and  the  Gulf  of  Mexico.  It  often  reaches  the 
  weight  of  five  hundred  pounds.  Its  color  is  olivaceous  or 
  yellowish,  with  numerous  brown  spots.  Called  also  {guasa}, 
  and  {warsaw}. 
 
  2.  A  similar  gigantic  fish  ({Stereolepis  gigas})  of  Southern 
  California,  valued  as  a  food  fish. 
 
  3.  The  black  grouper  of  Florida  and  Texas. 
 
  4.  A  large  herringlike  fish;  the  tarpum. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Warsaw  \War"saw\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  black  grouper  ({Epinephelus  nigritus})  of  the 
  southern  coasts  of  the  United  States. 
  b  The  jewfish;  --  called  also  {guasa}.