[ mah-hee-mah-hee ]
/ ˈmɑ hiˈmɑ hi /
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noun, plural ma·hi·ma·hi.Hawaii.
the dolphinfish, especially when used as a food fish.
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Origin of mahimahi
Borrowed into English from Hawaiian around 1940–45
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How to use mahimahi in a sentence
The district is well supplied with rivers, having in addition to the Nerbudda the Mahi in the north and the Kim in the south.
The Mahi is the only river in the state and great scarcity of water occurs in the dry season.
The chief rivers are the Mahi on the south-east and south, and the Sabarmati on the western boundary.
Mahi ǵyotir nihitaṁ vakshaṇsu m pakvaṁ ćarati bibhrat guḥ vivaṁ svdma sambhṛitam usriyym; Ṛigv.Zoological Mythology, Volume I (of 2)|Angelo de Gubernatis
Vidad yad saram rugṇam adrer mahi pthaḥ prvyaṁ sadhryak kaḥ agraṁ nayat supady aksharṇm aćh ravam pratham ǵnat gt; Ṛigv.Zoological Mythology (Volume II)|Angelo de Gubernatis
British Dictionary definitions for mahimahi
/ (ˈmɑːhɪˌmɑːhɪ) /
another name for dolphin (def. 3)
Word Origin for mahi-mahi
C20: from Hawaiian, literally: strong-strong
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