opakapaka

noun
opa·​ka·​pa·​ka | \ ˌōpəkəˈpäkə \
plural -s

Definition of opakapaka

: any of several brightly colored chiefly Hawaiian snappers of the genus Pristipomioides including some that are important food fishes

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History and Etymology for opakapaka

Hawaiian ʽōpakapaka

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“Opakapaka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opakapaka. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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