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blanquillo

[blahng-keel-yoh; Spanish blahng-kee-lyaw, -kee-yaw] /blɑŋˈkil yoʊ; Spanish blɑŋˈki lyɔ, -ˈki yɔ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) blanquillo (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) blanquillos
[blahng-keel-yohz; Spanish blahng-kee-lyaws, -kee-yaws] /blɑŋˈkil yoʊz; Spanish blɑŋˈki lyɔs, -ˈki yɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
any of several game fishes of the genus Caulolatilus, related to the tilefishes.
Origin
< Spanish equivalent to blanc(o) white (see blank) + -illo < Latin -illus diminutive suffix
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