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corvina

[kawr-vee-nuh] /kɔrˈvi nə/
noun
1.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Mexican Spanish, Spanish: kind of fish, feminine derivative of corvino corvine; so called from its color
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corvina

/kɔːˈviːnə/
noun
1.
a marine food fish, Menticirrhus undulatus, found in Pacific waters off Mexico and California
2.
any of several related marine fishes of the family Sciaenidae
Word Origin
from Spanish corbina, corvina, from feminine of corvino ravenlike, from Latin corvus raven
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