yellowbelly

noun

Definition of yellowbelly

  1. 1a :  pumpkinseed 1 b :  squawfish 1 c :  callop d New Zealand :  any of several flatfishes (as Ammotretis guntheri) that are important market fish e southern Africa :  a guasa (Epinephelus guaza)

  2. 2 :  yellow berry 2

  3. 3 :  one who is yellow :  coward was called a yellowbelly when he would not enlist at the beginning of the war

  4. 4a dated, disparaging + offensive :  a person having yellowish or light brown skin b Southwest, dated, disparaging + offensive :  mexican

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Origin and Etymology of yellowbelly

1yellow + belly


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