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noun, plural (especially collectively) cat·a·lu·fa, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) cat·a·lu·fas.
  1. any of several bigeyes, as Pristigenys serrula (popeye catalufa), found in the Pacific Ocean.
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Origin of catalufa

< Cuban Spanish catalufa, cataluja, variant of catalineta, derivative of the personal name Catalina
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