[ser-rah hoo-nee-pe-raw] /ˈsɛr rɑ huˈni pɛˌrɔ/
[mee-gel haw-se] /miˈgɛl hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1713–84, Spanish Roman Catholic missionary to the Indians in California and Mexico.
noun 1. any of numerous percoid fishes of the family Serranidae, living chiefly in warm seas, including the sea basses and groupers. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Serranidae. noun 1. any of numerous mostly marine percoid fishes of the family Serranidae: includes the sea basses, sea perches, groupers, and jewfish adjective 2. […]
noun, plural serranos. 1. a small, green or reddish, extremely hot chili pepper, the fruit of a variety of Capsicum annuum used in cooking.
- Serrano ham
noun 1. cured ham from Spain
adjective 1. resembling or related to the sea bass family Serranidae. noun 2. a serranoid fish.