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kahawai

/ (ˈkɑːhəˌwaɪ) /
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noun
a large food and game fish of Australian and New Zealand coastal waters, Arripis trutta, that is greenish grey to silvery underneath and spotted with brown: resembles a salmon but is in fact a marine perchAlso called: Australian salmon
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Word Origin for kahawai

Māori
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