palometa

noun
pal·​o·​meta | \ ˌpaləˈmetə \
plural palometas

Definition of palometa

1 : any of several pompanos (such as the permit Trachinotus goodei)
2 : any of various butterfishes (such as the California pompano) of the family Stromateidae

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History and Etymology for palometa

Spanish, diminutive of paloma dove

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“Palometa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palometa. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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