\\ˈbiskəp\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Afrikaans, literally, bishop, from Middle Dutch bisscop; from the supposed grave appearance of the head — more at bishop
: either of two large sparid marine food and sport fishes of southern Africa — called also musselcracker, steenbras; see black biskop, white biskop

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