[ blahng-keel-yoh; Spanish blahng-kee-lyaw, -kee-yaw ]
/ blɑŋˈkil yoʊ; Spanish blɑŋˈki lyɔ, -ˈki yɔ /
noun, plural (especially collectively) blan·qui·llo, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) blan·qui·llos [blahng-keel-yohz; Spanish blahng-kee-lyaws, -kee-yaws]. /blɑŋˈkil yoʊz; Spanish blɑŋˈki lyɔs, -ˈki yɔs/.
any of several game fishes of the genus Caulolatilus, related to the tilefishes.
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Origin of blanquillo
First recorded in 1895–1900; from Spanish, equivalent to blanc(o) “white” + -illo diminutive suffix; see blank)
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