pompano definition by Webster's New World
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pompano definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. pompano pompano or pom·pa·nos
Any of several marine food fishes of the genus Trachinotus, especially T. carolinus, of tropical and temperate Atlantic waters, having a silvery oblong body with a bluish back.
Origin: American Spanish pámpano, any of several kinds of fish, from Spanish, vine tendril, a kind of fish with golden markings, from Latin pampinus, vine tendril.
Variant of pompano