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Meaning of SNOOK

Pronunciation:  snook

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  large tropical American food and game fishes of coastal and brackish waters; resemble pike
 

SNOOK is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: Centropomidae, family Centropomidae, robolo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Snook\ (sn[=oo]k), v. i. [Prov. E. snook to search out,
    to follow by the scent; cf. Sw. snoka to lurk, LG.
    sn["o]ggen, snuckern, sn["o]kern, to snuffle, to smell about,
    to search for.]
    To lurk; to lie in ambush. [Obs.]
    
    
  2. \Snook\, n. [D. snoek.] (Zo["o]l.)
    (a) A large perchlike marine food fish ({Centropomus
        undecimalis}) found both on the Atlantic and Pacific
        coasts of tropical America; -- called also {ravallia},
        and {robalo}.
    (b) The cobia.
    (c) The garfish.
    
    
 

 

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