Origin of louvar

apparently a pseudo-French spelling of New Latin Luvarus genus name < Italian (Sicilian) luvaru
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British Dictionary definitions for louvar


  1. a large silvery whalelike scombroid fish, Luvarus imperialis, that occurs in most tropical and temperate seas and feeds on plankton: family Luvaridae

Word Origin for louvar

from Italian (Calabrian and Sicilian dialect) lùvaru, perhaps from Latin ruber red
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