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One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels; one who understands the practical management of ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman.

Synonym: mariner, seaman, seafarer.

Sailor's choice.

(Science: zoology) An excellent marine food fish (Diplodus, or Lagodon, rhomboides) of the southern united states; called also porgy, squirrel fish, yellowtail, and salt-water bream. A species of grunt (Orthopristis, or Pomadasys, chrysopterus), an excellent food fish, common on the southern coasts of the United States; called also hogfish, and pigfish.