Definition of mojarra in English:
A small, typically silvery fish that lives in shallow coastal and brackish waters of tropical America.
- The men reminisced about hearing the bell while night-fishing for mojarra and boneless quishele to sell in the market.
- Flagfin mojarra has a dark marking on the dorsal fin with a white stripe just below the dark marking.
- Striped mojarra live in shallow coastal waters and occasionally travel quite a distance into freshwater.
Mid 19th century: from American Spanish.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan