querimana

noun

quer·​i·​ma·​na
kwerəˈmänə
variants or less commonly queriman
-ˈmän
plural -s
: a young mullet having only two anal spines rather than the three characteristic of the adult

Word History

Etymology

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 16 Apr. 2024.

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