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ma•hi•ma•hi

(ˈmɑ hiˈmɑ hi)

n., pl. -hi.
the dolphin, genus Coryphaena, used for food; dolphinfish.
[1940–45; < Hawaiian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mahimahi - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)mahimahi - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
dolphin, dolphinfish, mahimahi - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
Aloha State, Hawaii, Hawai'i, HI - a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
2.mahimahi - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)mahimahi - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Coryphaenidae, family Coryphaenidae - large active pelagic percoid fish
Coryphaena hippurus - the more common dolphinfish valued as food; about six feet long
Coryphaena equisetis - a kind of dolphinfish
dolphinfish, mahimahi - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
Aloha State, Hawaii, Hawai'i, HI - a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
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Tikaram likes mild yet buttery Baja kanpachi (farmed amber-jack), but it's fine to use other, easier-to-find fish, like yellow-tail, albacore tuna, mahimahi, or swordfish.
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Other finfish: Bass, flounder, grouper, cod, sole, haddock, perch, mahimahi, pollock, shark, snapper, swordfish, tilapia, and many other varieties
Lunch at Sharon and Pheb's place in Charlotteville was a choice of tasty mahimahi, pork or chicken stew with seven or eight side dishes, most of which I'd never seen before.
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FADs enhance the food chain by attracting baitfish such as anchovies, sardines and scads, leading to the aggregation of larger pelagic species such as skipjack, yellowfin, billfish, wahoo and mahimahi.
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His food features seafood that hasn't been overfished or caught in a destructive way, and his recipes, arranged by season, offers some amazing dishes original to his book, from Mahimahi with Gingered Zucchini and Smoked Tomato Sauce to Yogurt-Marinated Sturgeon.