mahi mahi

mahimahi

[mah-hee-mah-hee]
noun, plural mahimahi. Hawaii.
the dolphinfish, especially when used as a food fish.
Also, mahi-mahi.


Origin:
1940–45; < Hawaiian

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mahimahi

noun
1. the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii) [syn: dolphinfish
2. large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii) [syn: dolphinfish
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