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palombo (today's sample record)

Plural: palombi

Language: Italian

Description: Smooth hound. A type of dogfish, a large, long, thin marine fish with brown skin and very prominent fins, usually eaten as steaks. The fish should be skinned before it is cooked. It is also a pigeon.

A section of lovely smooth-hound in the fish market at Almuñecar in Andalucia

Pronounced: pah-LOHM-boh
Latin: Mustelus mustelus
Gender: m
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Also known as: vitello di mare

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