lampara

noun

lam·​pa·​ra
ˈlampərə
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

Etymology

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

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“Lampara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lampara. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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