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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mahi-mahi (ˈmɑːhɪˌmɑːhɪ)
 
n
another name for dolphin
 
[C20: from Hawaiian, literally: strong-strong]

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