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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Mahimahi is over-salted and no match for the garlic in a side of sticky rice.
Grilled filet of mahimahi is another one of our favorites, as is the grilled filet of hake.
Other species you might catch include kingfish, mahimahi, cobia and blackfin tuna.
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