moano

noun

mo·​a·​no
mōˈä(ˌ)nō
variants or moana
-nə
plural -s
: either of two important Hawaiian food fishes:
a
: a Pacific goatfish (Pseudupeneus multifasciatus) banded in light and dark red
b
: a closely related fish (P. bifasciatus)

Word History

Etymology

Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori, & Samoan

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“Moano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moano. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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