dikbekkie, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, dik thick + bek beak, mouth + diminutive suffix -ie, probably from dikbek panga, see quotation 1947.
Either of two species of marine fish: a. rare. The dikkop (sense 3), Caffrogobius nudiceps. b. The panga (noun1 sense a), Pterogymnus laniarius.
Note:
It appears likely that Pettman (quotation 1913) is mistaken: the common name for Gobius nudiceps is ‘dikkop’ (see dikkop sense 3).
[1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 144Dikbekje,..A species of Gobius.]
1947 K.H. Barnard Pict. Guide to S. Afr. Fishes 149Panga (Pterogymnus laniarus)...A well-known Cape table-fish. A curious pugnosed deformity is occasionally captured, called by the fishermen a Dik-bek Panga.
1949 J.L.B. Smith Sea Fishes of Sn Afr. 270Pterogymnus laniarius...Panga (Cape). Dikbekkie. Reds (Eastern Cape)...Lips villose, almost furry.
1975 Dict. of Eng. Usage in Sn Afr. 132Panga,..(Pterogymnus laniarius) alt.: dikbekkie, reds (E[a]st Cape) very common sparid fish in S. Afr;..easily recognised by its furry lips.
1977 E. Prov. Herald 13 Oct. 15A digbekkie came all the way from the bottom to take the jig. Maybe the slight swell and the drift of the boat made the jig look edible to the fish on the bottom.
The dikkop (sense 3), Caffrogobius nudiceps.
The panga (nouna), Pterogymnus laniarius.

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