palometa

[pal-uh-met-uh]
noun
  1. a pompano, Trachinotus goodei, of tropical and temperate Atlantic seas, having long, tapering fins.
  2. any of several stromateid butterfishes.

Origin of palometa

< Spanish, diminutive of paloma dove < Latin palumbēs; see -et
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