plural -s
: either of two moonfishes (Vomer setipinnis and Selene vomer)

Word History


American Spanish, from Spanish, humpbacked, from joroba humpback (from Old Spanish hadruba, from Arabic dialect—Spain—haduba, hudūba, from Arabic hadaba) + -ado -ate (from Latin -atus)

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“Jorobado.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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