bolti

noun
bol·​ti
variants: or less commonly bolty \ ˈbōltē \ or bulti \ ˈbu̇l-​ \
plural boltis also bolties

Definition of bolti

: a cichlid food fish (Tilapia nilotica) of the Nile and other rivers of Africa and Asia Minor

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History and Etymology for bolti

Arabic bulṭi

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“Bolti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bolti. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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