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Definition of paugy

paugy
Scup Scup, n. [Contr. fr. American Indian mishc[`u]p, fr. mishe-kuppi large, thick-scaled.] (Zo["o]l.) A marine sparoid food fish (Stenotomus chrysops, or S. argyrops), common on the Atlantic coast of the United States. It appears bright silvery when swimming in the daytime, but shows broad blackish transverse bands at night and when dead. Called also porgee, paugy, porgy, scuppaug. Note: The same names are also applied to a closely allied Southern species. (Stenotomus Gardeni).
Paugy
Paugie Pau"gie, Paugy Pau"gy, n.; pl. Paugies. [Corrupted from Amer. Indian mishcuppauog. See Scup.] (Zo["o]l.) The scup. See Porgy, and Scup.

Meaning of paugy from wikipedia

- levequei' in fishbase. june 2014 version. paugy, d. & roberts, t. r. (1992). 'mochokidae'. in levêque, c.; paugy, d. & teugels, g. g. faune des poissons" timestamp="2016-11-09t00:57:24z" />