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mahimahi

or mahi-mahi

[mah-hee-mah-hee] /ˈmɑ hiˈmɑ hi/
noun, plural mahimahi. Hawaii.
1.
the dolphinfish, especially when used as a food fish.
Origin of mahimahi
1940-1945
Borrowed into English from Hawaiian around 1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for mahi-mahi

mahi-mahi

/ˈmɑːhɪˌmɑːhɪ/
noun
1.
another name for dolphin (sense 3)
Word Origin
C20: from Hawaiian, literally: strong-strong
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