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Definition of scuppaug

scuppaug
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).
Scuppaug
Scuppaug Scup"paug, n. [Contr. fr. Amer. Indian mishcuppauog, pl. of mishcup.] (Zo["o]l.) See 2d Scup.

Meaning of scuppaug from wikipedia

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- from Proto-Eastern Algonquian *sākimāw. Scup (definition) Shortened from scuppaug, which is from Narragansett mishcùppaûog. Shoepac (definition) From Unami...
- bream fish' (Stenotomus chrysops). Narragansett mishcup. Also appears as 'scuppaug.' porgy, name for fishes of the family Sparidae, including scup, sheepshead...
- from M****achusett plural form [mishcu]paug) Stenotomus chrysops, 'scup,' 'scuppaug' or 'mischup' or mishcuppaug (muhskup) Tautoga onitis, 'tautog' Tautogolabrus...