\ ˈō-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce ono (audio) \
plural ono or onos

Definition of ono

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Every day, fisherman head out in small boats to catch fish such as mahi-mahi, ono, uku and papio, all of which are brought directly to the restaurant and served within hours. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, "The world’s best waterfront restaurants promise more than a view," 23 July 2019

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First Known Use of ono

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ono was in 1898

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formidable, illustrious, or eminent

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