plural -es
: a large highly esteemed purplish or bluish butterfish (Stromateus fiatola) of the west coast of Africa and the Mediterranean

Word History


Afrikaans pompelmoosje, from pampelmoose, pampelmoes shaddock, from Dutch pompelmoes

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“Pampelmoes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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