pompano

noun pom·pa·no \ ˈpäm-pə-ˌnō , ˈpəm- \

Definition of pompano

plural pompano or pompanos
1 :a carangid food fish (Trachinotus carolinus) of the western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; broadly :any of several related fishes
2 :a small bluish or greenish butterfish (Peprilus simillimus) of the Pacific coast of North America

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Origin and Etymology of pompano

American Spanish pámpano, from Spanish, a percoid fish (Sparus auratus), literally, vine leaf, from Latin pampinus


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