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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jewfish \Jew"fish`\, n. (Zool.) 1. A very large serranoid fish (Promicrops itaiara) of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. It often reaches the weight of five hundred pounds. Its color is olivaceous or yellowish, with numerous brown spots. Called also guasa, and warsaw. [1913 Webster] 2. A similar gigantic fish (Stereolepis gigas) of Southern California, valued as a food fish. [1913 Webster] 3. The black grouper of Florida and Texas. [1913 Webster] 4. A large herringlike fish; the tarpum. [1913 Webster]