mulloway

noun

mul·​lo·​way ˈmə-lə-ˌwā How to pronounce mulloway (audio)
: a large, silvery fish (Argyrosomus japonicus synonym A. hololepidotus) of chiefly coastal waters from Africa to Australia that is valued as a food and sport fish

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mulloway was in 1846

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“Mulloway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mulloway. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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