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Snook (?), v. i. [Prov. E. snook to search out, to follow by the scent; cf. Sw. snoka to lurk, LG. snoggen, snuckern, snokern, to snuffle, to smell about, to search for.]

To lurk; to lie in ambush.

[Obs.]

 

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Snook, n. [D. snoek.] Zool. (a)

A large perchlike marine food fish (Centropomus undecimalis) found both on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of tropical America; -- called also ravallia, and robalo.

(b)

The cobia.

(c)

The garfish.

 

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