milkfish

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Etymology[edit]

milk +‎ fish

Noun[edit]

milkfish ‎(countable and uncountable, plural milkfishes or milkfish)

  1. Chanos chanos, an important food fish in southeast Asia.
    • 2009 February 15, Mark Foggin, “Fast Food for the Filipino Soul”[1], New York Times:
      Its fare is a mix of fast-food staples like burgers and Chickenjoy, along with more regional dishes like smoked bangus, or milkfish — a national symbol of the Philippines — served with vinegar and pepper.

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