noun opa·ka·pa·ka \ˌōpəkəˈpäkə\

Definition of opakapaka



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

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Origin and Etymology of opakapaka

Hawaiian ʽōpakapaka

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to cast off or become cast off

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