Definition of poenskop in English:

poenskop

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

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'.

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