paloma

noun pa·lo·ma \pəˈlōmə\

Definition of paloma

plural

-s

  1. 1 Southwest :  any of several sharks used as food

  2. 2 often capitalized :  a brownish orange to light brown that is redder and lighter than sorrel and redder than caramel

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Origin and Etymology of paloma

probably American Spanish, from Spanish, dove, pigeon, from Latin palumba, palumbes; akin to Greek peleia dove, pigeon, Latin pallēre to be pale — more at fallow


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