opah(redirected from Lamprididae)
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Related to Lamprididae: moonfish, opah
A large, oval-shaped fish (Lampris guttatus) having a silvery iridescent body with red fins and edible red flesh. Also called moonfish.
[Of West African origin; akin to Igbo uba.]
(Animals) a large soft-finned deep-sea teleost fish, Lampris regius (or luna), of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Mediterranean Sea, having a deep, brilliantly coloured body: family Lampridae. Also called: moonfish or kingfish
[C18: of West African origin]
a large, deep-bodied, brilliantly colored oceanic food fish, Lampris guttatus.