Cavallas

cavalla

[kuh-val-uh, -vahy-uh]
noun, plural cavallas (especially collectively) cavalla.

Origin:
< Spanish caballa, feminine derivative of caballo horse < Latin caballus (see capercaillie); for a parallel E use of “horse” for a fish, see redhorse

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cavalla or cavally (kəˈvælə)
 
n , pl -la, -las, -lies
any of various tropical carangid fishes, such as Gnathanodon speciosus (golden cavalla)
 
[C19: from Spanish caballa, from Late Latin, feminine of caballus horse]
 
cavally or cavally
 
n
 
[C19: from Spanish caballa, from Late Latin, feminine of caballus horse]

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