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sabalo

[sab-uh-loh]
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noun, plural sa·ba·los.
  1. the tarpon.

Origin of sabalo

First recorded in 1885–90, sabalo is from the Spanish word sábalo shad < ?
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Historical Examples

  • The fish most esteemed is the sabalo, which is only found in the Taal Lake, whose water is fresh and flows into the sea.

    A Visit to the Philippine Islands

    John Bowring