Definition of tilapia in English:
An African freshwater cichlid fish that has been widely introduced to many areas for food, such as St Peter’s fish.
- In Namibia two types of fresh water fish, the tilapia and catfish are farmed.
- Hot off the grill, the tilapia was a whole fish, plump and meaty and perfectly cooked.
- Cheap tilapia is substituted for expensive swordfish, without warning.
Modern Latin, of unknown origin.
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