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mahimahi

[mah-hee-mah-hee] /ˈmɑ hiˈmɑ hi/
noun, plural mahimahi. Hawaii.
1.
the dolphinfish, especially when used as a food fish.
Also, mahi-mahi.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; < Hawaiian
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Examples for mahimahi
  • 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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