tarwhine

tarwhine
['tα:wʌɪn]
noun (plural same) a yellowish sea bream of warm shallow inshore waters, an important food and game fish in the Indo-Pacific. [Rhabdosargus globiceps.]
Origin
C19: from Dharuk darawayn 'a fish'.

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