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palometa

[ pal-uh-met-uh ]
/ ˌpæl əˈmɛt ə /
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noun
a pompano, Trachinotus goodei, of tropical and temperate Atlantic seas, having long, tapering fins.
any of several stromateids, which comprise the butterfishes.
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Origin of palometa

From Spanish, diminutive of paloma “dove,” from Latin palumbēs; see -et
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