Definition of grunt:
- A deep, guttural sound, as of a hog.
- Any one of several species of American food fishes, of the genus Haemulon, allied to the snappers, as, the black grunt ( A. Plumieri), and the redmouth grunt ( H. aurolineatus), of the Southern United States; -- also applied to allied species of the genera Pomadasys, Orthopristis, and Pristopoma. Called also pigfish, squirrel fish, and grunter; -- so called from the noise it makes when taken.
- To make a deep, short noise, as a hog; to utter a short groan or a deep guttural sound.
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- ululate (part of speech: verb)
- ululation (part of speech: noun)
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