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Definition:
  • medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter a grunting sound when caught;
  • the short low gruff noise of the kind made by pigs;
  • an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker; "infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts"; "he went from grunt to chairman in six years";
  • issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise; "He grunted his reluctant approval";

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    Hyponyms: margate, Haemulon album, Spanish grunt, Haemulon macrostomum, tomtate, Haemulon aurolineatum, cottonwick, Haemulon malanurum, sailor's-choice, sailors choice, Haemulon parra, porkfish, pork-fish, Anisotremus virginicus, pompon, black margate, Anisotremus surinamensis, pigfish, hogfish, Orthopristis chrysopterus

     

    Member Meronyms: Haemulidae, family Haemulidae

     

    Derivational Morphology: grunter, hog, pig, squealer, Sus scrofa

     

     
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