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ronquil

[ rong-kil ]
/ ˈrɒŋ kɪl /
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noun
any of several percoid fishes of the family Bathymasteridae, ranging along the Pacific coast of North America.
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Origin of ronquil

An Americanism first recorded in 1880–85; from Latin American Spanish ronquillo, diminutive of ronco ronco
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