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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·ro n.  Any of several large groupers of warm seas, esp. the guasa (Epinephelus guaza), the red grouper (Epinephelus morio), the black grouper (Epinephelus nigritas), distinguished as Me·ro de lo al·to and a species called also rock hind, distinguished as Me·ro ca·brol·la
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Group·er n.  Zool. (a) One of several species of valuable food fishes of the genus Epinephelus, of the family Serranidæ, as the red grouper, or brown snapper  (Epinephelus morio), and the black grouper, or warsaw (Epinephelus nigritus), both from Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. (b) The tripletail (Lobotes). (c) In California, the name is often applied to the rockfishes. [Written also groper, gruper, and trooper.]