Definition of poenskop in English:

poenskop

Line breaks: poens|kop
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊnzkɒp, ˈpʊnskɒp/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun (plural same or poenskops)

South African
  • A large South African sea bream of shallow waters, which typically has a fleshy bump on the snout.
    • Cymatoceps and other genera, family Sparidae

Origin

Afrikaans, from South African Dutch, probably from Dutch pots 'bump' + kop 'head'.

More definitions of poenskop

Definition of poenskop in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea