ono

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

Definition of ono

Examples of ono in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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

History and Etymology for ono

Hawaiian

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“Ono.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ono. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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