paloma

noun
pa·​lo·​ma | \pəˈlōmə\
plural -s

Definition of paloma 

1 Southwest : any of several sharks used as food

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

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History and Etymology for paloma

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

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