hinalea

noun
hi·​na·​lea | \ ˌhēnəˈlāə \
plural -s

Definition of hinalea

: a brilliantly marked convict fish (Hepatus triostegus) of the Hawaiian islands that is often used for food

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“Hinalea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hinalea. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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