Definition of tautog in English:
A grayish-olive edible wrasse (fish) that occurs off the Atlantic coast of North America.
- Tautoga onitis, family Labridae
- And we put no credence whatever in the old myth that the vent of the tautog closes over in winter.
- Taken by rod, reel, and spear from May through October, tautog is an important sport fish in Rhode Island.
- There should be more of a regional management approach for both commercial and recreational tautog fisheries.
mid 17th century: from Narragansett tautauog, plural of taut.
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