rainbow runner

noun

: a large brilliantly colored carangid food and sport fish (Elagatis bipinnulata) that is common in warm seas and is blue or dark green above and yellowish white below

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rainbow runner was in 1937

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“Rainbow runner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rainbow%20runner. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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