variants or lapulapu
plural -s
: any of certain Philippine groupers
especially : a grouper (Cephalopholis argus) related to the coney and brilliantly marked with iridescent blue

Word History


Tagalog lapulapo

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“Lapo-lapo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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