corbina

noun
cor·bi·na | \ kȯr-ˈbē-nə \

Definition of corbina 

: a coastal marine croaker (Menticirrhus undulatus) favored by surf casters along the California coast

First Known Use of corbina

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corbina

borrowed from American Spanish corbina, corvina "any of various Pacific marine fishes of the family Sciaenidae," going back to Spanish, "the marine fish Argyrosomus regius," noun derivative from feminine of corvino "of a raven," going back to Latin corvīnus — more at corvine

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