lapo-lapo

noun
\ ¦läpō¦läˌpō \
variants: or lapulapu \ ¦läpü¦lä(ˌ)pü \
plural -s

Definition of lapo-lapo

: any of certain Philippine groupers especially : a grouper (Cephalopholis argus) related to the coney and brilliantly marked with iridescent blue

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History and Etymology for lapo-lapo

Tagalog lapulapo

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“Lapo-lapo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lapo-lapo. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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