Definition of Robalo

1. Noun. A kind of percoid fish.

Generic synonyms: Percoid, Percoid Fish, Percoidean
Group relationships: Centropomidae, Family Centropomidae
Specialized synonyms: Snook



Definition of Robalo

1. n. Any of several pikelike marine fishes of the West Indies and tropical America constituting the family Oxylabracidæ, esp. the largest species (Oxylabrax, syn. Centropomus, undecimalis), a valuable food fish called also snook, the smaller species being called Rob`a*li"to (&?;).

Definition of Robalo

1. a marine food fish [n -LOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robalo

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roasts
roate
roated
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roating
roave
roaved
roaves
roaving
rob'd
rob Peter to pay Paul
rob somebody blind
rob the cradle
robalo (current term)
robalos
roband
robands
robata
robatas
robatayaki
robatumumab
robb'd
robbable
robbed
robber
robber-baron
robber baron
robber barons

Literary usage of Robalo

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1. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"I MET the robalo first in the old market along the levee at New Orleans, and thought it a pike- perch, its trim appearance, powerful tail, and large mouth ..."

2. The Log of a Sea Angler: Sport and Adventures in Many Seas with Spear and Rod by Charles Frederick Holder (1906)
"I MET the robalo first in the old market along the levee at New Orleans, and thought it a pike- perch, its trim appearance, powerful tail, and large mouth ..."

3. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"Centropomus viridis, the Pacific robalo, occurs from Panama northward to Lower ... C. undecimalis, the common robalo or snook, is the best-known species of ..."

4. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"The only vulgar name that I have been able to find for it is ' robalo,' and this name ... robalo' is the Spanish name for the European bass, which is nearly ..."

5. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"The only vulgar name that I have been able to find for it is ' robalo,' and this name ... robalo' is the Spanish name for the European bass, which is nearly ..."

6. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"The only vulgar name that I have been able to find for it is ' robalo,' and this ... robalo ' is the Spanish name for the European bass, which is nearly ..."

7. American Fishes: A Popular Treatise Upon the Game and Food Fishes of North by George Brown Goode, Theodore Gill (1903)
"The robalo attains the length of about three feet, and is exceedingly strong, ... I once heard a darky, who had never before seen a robalo, say of a twenty- ..."

8. Magellan's Voyage Around the Worldby Antonio Pigafetta by Antonio Pigafetta (1906)
"Bass—European, called robalo, i, 235; allied to striped bass, 235. Bonito—size, i, 73; ... robalo—confusion in name, i, 235; see also above Bass, ..."

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