noun Al·bu·la \ˈal-byə-lə\

Definition of Albula

  1. :  a genus (coextensive with the family Albulidae) of silvery marine fishes widely distributed in warm seas and probably including only a single species (A. vulpes) — see bonefish

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Origin and Etymology of albula

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of albulus whitish, from albus white

First Known Use: 1822

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