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      n   pl   , -gy, -gies  
1      (Also called)    pogy   any of various sparid fishes, many of which occur in American Atlantic waters  
   See also       scup       sheepshead  
2    any of various similar or related fishes  
     (C18: from Spanish pargo, from Latin phager type of fish, from Greek phagros sea bream)  
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