cavalla

noun
ca·​val·​la | \ kə-ˈva-lə \
plural cavalla or cavallas

Definition of cavalla

1 or less commonly cavally \ kə-​ˈva-​lē \ : any of various carangid fishes

First Known Use of cavalla

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cavalla

Spanish caballa, a fish, from Late Latin, mare, feminine of Latin caballus

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