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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 snap·per /ˈsnæpɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Snap·per n.
 1. One who, or that which, snaps; as, a snapper up of trifles; the snapper of a whip.
 2. Zool. Any one of several species of large sparoid food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, abundant on the southern coasts of the United States and on both coasts of tropical America.
 Note:The red snapper (Lutjanus aya syn. Lutjanus Blackfordi) and the gray, or mangrove, snapper (Lutjanus griseus) are large and abundant species.  The name is loosely applied to various other fishes, as the bluefish, the rosefish, the red grouper, etc. See Rosefish.
 3. Zool. A snapping turtle; as, the alligator snapper.
 4. Zool. The green woodpecker, or yaffle.
 5. Zool. A snap beetle.
 6. Teleg. A device with a flexible metal tongue for producing clicks like those of the sounder.
 7.  A string bean. [Colloq., U. S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (football) the person who plays center on the line of
           scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback; "the
           center fumbled the handoff" [syn: center]
      2: flesh of any of various important food fishes of warm seas
      3: a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing
         candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends
         [syn: cracker, cracker bonbon]
      4: Australian food fish having a pinkish body with blue spots
         [syn: Chrysophrys auratus]
      5: any of several large sharp-toothed marine food and sport
         fishes of the family Lutjanidae of mainly tropical coastal
      6: large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or
         near water; prone to bite [syn: common snapping turtle,
         Chelydra serpentina]