blanquillo

noun
blan·​qui·​llo | \ bläŋ‧ˈkē(ˌ)(y)ō \
plural -s

Definition of blanquillo

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

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History and Etymology for blanquillo

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

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“Blanquillo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blanquillo. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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