a very large, brightly colored, silvery, marine bony fish (Lampris guttatus, order Lampriformes)
Origin of opahWest African (Ibo) úbà
A large, oval-shaped fish (Lampris guttatus) having a silvery iridescent body with red fins and edible red flesh. Also called moonfish.
Origin of opahOf West African origin; akin to Igbo uba.
(plural opahs or opah)