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opah

[oh-puh] /ˈoʊ pə/
noun
1.
a large, deep-bodied, brilliantly colored, oceanic food fish, Lampris regius.
Origin of opah
1740-1750
First recorded in 1740-50; < an unidentified West African source
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opah

/ˈəʊpə/
noun
1.
a large soft-finned deep-sea teleost fish, Lampris regius (or luna), of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Mediterranean Sea, having a deep, brilliantly coloured body: family Lampridae Also called moonfish, kingfish
Word Origin
C18: of West African origin
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