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noun \ˈō-pə, -ˌpä\

Definition of opah

  1. :  a large elliptical laterally compressed marine bony fish (Lampris guttatus of the family Lampridae) with brilliant colors

Origin and Etymology of opah

perhaps from Ibo úbà

First Known Use: 1750

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