Pronunciation: (pôr'gē), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -gy, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -gies.
1. a sparid food fish, Pagrus pagrus, found in the Mediterranean and off the Atlantic coasts of Europe and America.
2. any of several other sparid fishes, as the scup.
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