Definition of wrasse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ræs//
; NAmE NAmE//ræs//
(pl. wrasse, wrasses) Fish
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a sea fish with thick lips and strong teeth See related entries: Fish Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Cornish wrah; related to Welsh gwrach, literally ‘old woman’.
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