garibaldi

noun gar·i·bal·di \ ˌger-ə-ˈbȯl-dē , ˌga-rə- \

Definition of garibaldi

plural garibaldi or garibaldis
1 : a woman's blouse copied from the red shirt worn by the Italian patriot Garibaldi
2 : a bright orange damselfish (Hypsypops rubicundus) of the Pacific coast from northern California to Baja California that may reach a length of about 14 inches (35.6 centimeters)
Note: Young garibaldi have iridescent blue spots that fade as they mature.

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First Known Use of garibaldi

1865

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Garibaldi

biographical name Gar·i·bal·di \ ˌger-ə-ˈbȯl-dē , ˌga-rə-ˈbȯl-dē \

Definition of Garibaldi

Giuseppe 1807–1882 Italian patriot

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