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balao

[buh-lou] /bəˈlaʊ/
noun, plural balaos.
1.
a halfbeak, Hemiramphus balao, of tropical western Atlantic seas.
Origin of balao
Puerto Rican Spanish
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55, balao is from the Puerto Rican Spanish word balajú
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