mamamu

noun
ma·​ma·​mu | \ məˈmä(ˌ)mü \
plural -s

Definition of mamamu

: a large-eyed Indo-Pacific porgy (Monotaxis grandoculis) highly esteemed as food in the Pacific islands

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Hawaiian mamamo

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“Mamamu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mamamu. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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