Al·​bu·​la | \ ˈal-byə-lə \

Definition of Albula

: 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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First Known Use of Albula

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Albula

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

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“Albula.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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