cavalla

play
noun ca·val·la \kə-ˈva-lə\

Definition of cavalla

plural

cavalla

or

cavallas

  1. 1 or less commonly cavally play \-ˈva-lē\ :  any of various carangid fishes

  2. 2 :  king mackerel

Origin and Etymology of cavalla

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


First Known Use: 1624


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