opah

[oh-puh]
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noun

a large, deep-bodied, brilliantly colored, oceanic food fish, Lampris regius.

Nearby words

  1. opacification,
  2. opacify,
  3. opacity,
  4. opacus,
  5. opafication,
  6. opal,
  7. opal glass,
  8. opalesce,
  9. opalescence,
  10. opalescent

Origin of opah

First recorded in 1740–50; < an unidentified West African source

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British Dictionary definitions for opah

opah

noun

a large soft-finned deep-sea teleost fish, Lampris regius (or luna), of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Mediterranean Sea, having a deep, brilliantly coloured body: family LampridaeAlso called: moonfish, kingfish

Word Origin for opah

C18: of West African origin

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