California pompano
Palometa Pa`lo*me"ta, n. (Zo["o]l.) A type of pompano ({Palometa simillima}) that is smaller than the Florida pompano; it is common in West Indies. Called also the {California pompano}.

Syn: California pompano, {Palometa simillima}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • California pompano — noun smaller than Florida pompano; common in West Indies • Syn: ↑palometa, ↑Palometa simillima • Hypernyms: ↑butterfish, ↑stromateid fish, ↑stromateid • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pacific pompano — kaliforninė medūznamė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Peprilus simillimus angl. California pompano; Pacific butterfish; Pacific pompano rus. калифорнийская помпана ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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