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palometa

[pal-uh-met-uh] /ˌpæl əˈmɛt ə/
noun
1.
a pompano, Trachinotus goodei, of tropical and temperate Atlantic seas, having long, tapering fins.
2.
any of several stromateid butterfishes.
Origin
< Spanish, diminutive of paloma dove < Latin palumbēs; see -et
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