variants or peixe-rei or peixerey
plural -s
: any of several silversides (as the jacksmelt of California)

Word History


Portuguese peixe-rei silversides, from peixe fish (from Latin piscis) + rei king, from Latin reg-, rex

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“Peixere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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