[ moh-hahr-uh ]

  1. any of several chiefly tropical, silvery fishes of the family Gerridae, having a protrusible mouth and grooves at the bases of the dorsal and anal fins into which the fins can be folded.

Origin of mojarra

<Spanish: literally, point of a lance <Arabic muḥarrab pointed, sharp, past participle of ḥarrab to sharpen

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