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cabrilla

[ kuh-bril-uh ]
/ kəˈbrɪl ə /
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noun

any of several sea basses, especially Epinephelus analogus, of tropical eastern Pacific seas.

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Origin of cabrilla

1855–60; <Spanish: prawn, equivalent to cabr(a) she-goat (<Latin capra) + -illa diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for cabrilla

cabrilla
/ (kəˈbrɪlə) /

noun

any of various serranid food fishes, esp Epinephelus analogus, occurring in warm seas around Florida and the Caribbean

Word Origin for cabrilla

Spanish, literally: little goat
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