Definition of mojarra
1 : a fish of the family Gerridae
2 : any of various fishes somewhat similar to the mojarras; especially : any of numerous small South American fishes of the family Cichlidae
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Origin and Etymology of mojarra
American Spanish, from Spanish, lance head, a small flat fish found off the coast of Spain, probably from Arabic muḥarrab pointed, from ḥarrab to sharpen, point
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