querimana

noun
quer·​i·​ma·​na | \ kwerəˈmänə \
variants: or less commonly queriman \ -​ˈmän \
plural -s

Definition of querimana

: a young mullet having only two anal spines rather than the three characteristic of the adult

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History and Etymology for querimana

Dutch Creole (Surinam) kweriman, from Galibi kweriman, probably from Tupi curemá

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“Querimana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/querimana. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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