Meaning of sailor's-choice


Pronunciation: (sā'lurz-chois'), [key]
— pl. -choice.
  1. any of several fishes living in waters along the Atlantic coast of the U.S., esp. a pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides, ranging from Massachusetts to Texas, and a grunt, Haemulon parrai, ranging from Florida to Brazil.
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