Etymology
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pompano (n.)

1778, "carangoid fish of the West Indies and South Atlantic," highly esteemed for food, from American Spanish pampano, a name given to various types of fish, from Spanish, originally "vine, tendril," from Latin pampinus "tendril or leaf of a vine." In California, used of a different fish abundant in summer along the coast and also highly esteemed for food.

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Definitions of pompano

pompano (n.)
flesh of pompano; warm-water fatty fish;
pompano (n.)
any of several deep-bodied food fishes of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico;
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