totoaba

noun

to·​toa·​ba
variants or totuava
tōˈtwävə
plural -s
: a very large weakfish (Cynoscion macdonaldi) of the Gulf of California that reaches a weight of over 150 pounds and is highly prized as food

Word History

Etymology

Mexican Spanish totuaba

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“Totoaba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/totoaba. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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