gurnard

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From Old French gournart, from the verb gronir, from Latin grunnīre (to grunt). Compare French grondin (gurnard), which evolved in a similar way.

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gurnard (plural gurnard or gurnards)

  1. Any of various marine fish of the family Triglidae that have a large armored head and fingerlike pectoral fins used for crawling along the sea bottom.

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  • gurnard” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.

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