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mahimahi

or ma·hi-ma·hi

[mah-hee-mah-hee]
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noun, plural ma·hi·ma·hi. Hawaii.
  1. the dolphinfish, especially when used as a food fish.

Origin of mahimahi

Borrowed into English from Hawaiian around 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for mahi-mahi

mahi-mahi

noun
  1. another name for dolphin (def. 3)

Word Origin

C20: from Hawaiian, literally: strong-strong
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