pampelmoes

noun

pam·​pel·​moes
ˈpampəlˌmüs
plural -es
: a large highly esteemed purplish or bluish butterfish (Stromateus fiatola) of the west coast of Africa and the Mediterranean

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Pampelmoes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pampelmoes. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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