opah


opah

noun \ˈō-pə, -ˌpä\

Definition of OPAH

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

Origin of OPAH

perhaps from Ibo úbà
First Known Use: 1750

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