Definition of Mojarra

1. Noun. Small silvery schooling fishes with protrusible mouths found in warm coastal waters.




Definition of Mojarra

1. n. Any of certain basslike marine fishes (mostly of tropical seas, and having a deep, compressed body, protracile mouth, and large silvery scales) constituting the family Gerridæ, as Gerres plumieri, found from Florida to Brazil and used as food. Also, any of numerous other fishes of similar appearance but belonging to other families.

Definition of Mojarra

1. Noun. A perciform fish often used as bait. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mojarra

1. a marine fish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mojarra

moisturize
moisturized
moisturizer
moisturizers
moisturizes
moisturizing
moisty
moit
moither
moithered
moithering
moithers
moits
mojado
mojados
mojarra (current term)
mojarras
mojibake
mojito
mojitos
mojoes
mojos
mokaddam
mokaddams
mokadour
mokadours
moke
mokele-mbembe
mokele-mbembes

Literary usage of Mojarra

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"The commonest species is the silver jenny, or mojarra de Ley, Eucinostomus gula, which ranges from Cape Cod to Rio Janeiro, in the surf along sandy shores. ..."

2. Archaeology of the United Arab Emirates: Proceedings of the First by Daniel T. Potts, Hasan Al Naboodah, Peter Hellyer (2003)
"... such habitats include anchovies, mojarra and spangled emperors ... mojarra and mullet. It is likely that these would have been caught by nets or barrier ..."

3. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"E. gula, known variously as silver jenny, mojarra de ley, mojarra, and petite gueule is excessively common everywhere in shallow water and on sandy shores ..."

4. Mexico's Gulf Coast by Joanie Sanchez (2004)
"Where to Eat Most of the restaurants are on the malecon, serving up the town's specialties: mojarra (a type of DINING PRICE CHART Price per person for an ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1904)
"mojarra. Ten specimens, 39-93 mm., from Asuncion (14, 70, 93137, 38168). icse specimens differ from the ... mojarra. Twenty-three specimens, Asuncion (88 ..."

6. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1906)
"After carefully comparing a number of specimens of C. salvini with C. mojarra I am unable to agree with Mr. Regan* that the two species are the same. ..."

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