bocon

noun

bo·​con
bōˈkōn
plural -s
: any of several Caribbean anchovies
especially : an anchovy (Cetengraulis edentulis) common about the West Indies

Word History

Etymology

Spanish bocón, from bocón big-mouthed, from boca mouth

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“Bocon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bocon. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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