variants or lampara net
plural -s
: a fishing net that somewhat resembles a purse seine and is used especially for taking bait fishes

Word History


probably from Spanish lámpara, literally, lamp, from Old Spanish lámpada, from Latin lampad-, lampas

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“Lampara.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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