madrague

noun
ma·​drague | \ məˈdrag \
plural -s

Definition of madrague

: a large fishpound or a seine used to capture tuna in the Mediterranean

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History and Etymology for madrague

French, from Provençal madrago, from Arabic mazrabah

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“Madrague.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/madrague. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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