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  1. Any of some 100 different species of fish.
  2. (Australia, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The fish Chrysophrys auratus, but usually the adult fish of that species, with the young instead called cockney then red bream then squire, before reaching adulthood. (Reference: Australian Fish and How to Catch Them, Richard Allan, 1990, ISBN 1-86302-674-6, page 309. And Snapper entry in An Encyclopedia of New Zealand, 1966 [1])
  3. (US) Any of a family of percoid fishes (Lutjanidae), esp. the red snapper
  4. (Ireland) (slang) A baby (a human baby).
    1993: The Snapper — title of novel and film by Roddy Doyle
  5. (American football) - the player who snaps the ball to start the play.

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