almadraba

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Spanish almadraba

Noun[edit]

almadraba (plural almadrabas)

  1. A Mediterranean fishing technique for catching Atlantic bluefin tuna consisting of suspending nets in walls that guide the fish to a central net trap where they are caught for slaughter.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

almadraba f (plural almadrabas)

  1. Alternative form of almadrava

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic المضربة(almaḍrába).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /almaˈdɾaba/, [almaˈðɾaβa]

Noun[edit]

almadraba f (plural almadrabas)

  1. tuna fishing
  2. fishing nets arranged as a fence to corral and catch tuna

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