plural -s
: a marine fish of the percoid family Branchiostegidae including several important food fishes (such as the ocean whitefish and the tilefish)

Word History


Spanish, from blanco white (from Old Spanish, from Old French blanc) + -illo, diminutive suffix

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“Blanquillo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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