palometa

noun pal·o·meta \ˌpaləˈmetə\

Definition of palometa

plural

palometas

  1. 1 :  any of several pompanos (such as the permit Trachinotus goodei)

  2. 2 :  any of various butterfishes (such as the California pompano) of the family Stromateidae

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Origin and Etymology of palometa

Spanish, diminutive of paloma dove


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