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robalo

[rob-uh-loh, roh-buh-, roh-bah-loh] /ˈrɒb əˌloʊ, ˈroʊ bə-, roʊˈbɑ loʊ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) robalo (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) robalos.
1.
snook2 (def 1).
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Portuguese
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robalo

/ˈrɒbəˌləʊ; ˈrəʊ-/
noun (pl) -los, -lo
1.
any percoid fish of the family Centropomidae, occurring in warm and tropical (mostly marine) waters. Some of the larger species, such as the snooks, are important food fishes and many of the smaller ones are aquarium fishes
Word Origin
Spanish, probably changed from lobaro (unattested), from lobo wolf, from Latin lupus
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