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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


Synonymsscup


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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