Definition of cabrilla
: any of various sea basses (especially of the genera Epinephelus and Paralabrax) of the Mediterranean, the California coast, and the warmer parts of the western Atlantic
Origin and Etymology of cabrilla
Spanish, diminutive of cabra goat, from Latin capra she-goat, feminine of caper he-goat — more at capriole
First Known Use: circa 1839
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