nounWord forms: plural ˈwrasses or wrasse
any of a family (Labridae) of percoid fishes having thick lips, spiny fins
, strong teeth, and bright coloring, found esp. in tropical seas: some species
as food fishes, as the tautog, cunner, and hogfish
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Word origin of 'wrasse'Corn wrach, gwrach