nounWord forms: plural snook or snooks
any of a family (Centropomidae) of percoid
fishes of warm
seas; esp., a large game and food fish (Centropomus undecimalis
) of the tropical Atlantic
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Word origin of 'snook'Du snoek, pike < MDu snoec, akin to ON snokr, small shark & OE snacc, small vessel