catalineta

noun cat·a·li·neta \ ˌkatᵊləˈnetə \

Definition of catalineta

plural -s
1 : any of several angelfishes (especially Holacanthus tricolor)
2 : porkfish

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Origin and Etymology of catalineta

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish Catalina Catherine (feminine proper name), modification of Medieval Latin Katharina, by folk etymology (influence of Greek katharos pure) from Katerina, modification of Late Greek Aikaterinē


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