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mahimahi

or ma路hi-ma路hi

[ mah-hee-mah-hee ]
/ 藞m蓱 hi藞m蓱 hi /
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noun, plural ma路hi路ma路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鈥45
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British Dictionary definitions for mahimahi

mahi-mahi
/ (藞m蓱藧h瑟藢m蓱藧h瑟) /

noun
another name for dolphin (def. 3)

Word Origin for mahi-mahi

C20: from Hawaiian, literally: strong-strong
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