Definition of margate in English:

margate

noun

  • A deep-bodied grayish fish that typically occurs in small groups in warm waters of the western Atlantic.

    • ‘Margates at Fernando de Noronha play a shadow game with divers’
    • ‘In the W. Atlantic, the largest grunt is Haemulon album, the margate, greyish in general colour and an important food fish.’
    • ‘The wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life including angelfish, barracudas, margates, sharks, snappers and turtles.’

Origin

Mid 18th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

margate

/ˈmärɡit//-ˌɡāt/