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English noun: porgy

1. porgy (food) lean flesh of fish found in warm waters of southern Atlantic coast of the United States


Broader (hypernym)saltwater fish

Part meronymscup, southern porgy, southern scup, Stenotomus aculeatus

2. porgy (animal) important deep-bodied food and sport fish of warm and tropical coastal waters; found worldwide

Broader (hypernym)bream, sea bream

Narrower (hyponym)Calamus penna, northern porgy, northern scup, Pagrus pagrus, red porgy, scup, scup, sheepshead porgy, southern porgy, southern scup, Stenotomus aculeatus, Stenotomus chrysops

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