pompano

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish pámpano (Stromateus fiatola). Compare pomfret.

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Noun[edit]

pompano (plural pompanos or pompanoes)

  1. Any of various carangid fish, of the genus Trachinotus or species Alectis ciliaris, the African pompano, from coastal parts of the North Atlantic. [from 16th c.]
  2. (chiefly US) An edible butterfish, Peprilus simillimus, the Pacific pompano. [from 19th c.]
    • 1899, Kate Chopin, The Awakening:
      Monsieur Ratignolle was prepared to take things seriously; the mets, the entre-mets, the service, the decorations, even the people. He looked up from his pompano and inquired of Arobin if he were related to the gentleman of that name who formed one of the firm of Laitner and Arobin, lawyers.

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Verb[edit]

pompano

  1. third-person plural present indicative of pompare