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n. pl. mojarra or mo·jar·ras
Any of various small, silvery, mainly tropical marine fishes of the family Gerreidae, having a very protrusible mouth.
[American Spanish, from Spanish, knife, a species of sea bream (Diplodus vulgaris), from Arabic muḥarrab, pointed, from ḥarraba, to sharpen, point, from ḥarba, lance, spear; see x̣rb in Semitic roots.]
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(Animals) a tropical American sea fish that belongs to the genus Gerreidae
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|Noun||1.||mojarra - small silvery schooling fishes with protrusible mouths found in warm coastal waters|
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