Definition of aholehole in English:

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aholehole

Pronunciation: /əˌhōlēˈhōlē/

noun

A small silvery fish occurring only in the shallow waters around the Hawaiian islands, where it is a food fish.
  • Kuhlia sandvicensis, family Kuhliidae.
Example sentences
  • Rainclouds, rain, lush ferns, aholehole fish and certain types of seaweed revealed the god Lono.
  • Ryan Okino was fishing on the Puna Coast of the Big Island when he caught his state record aholehole.
  • But currently at Hanauma Bay, the silvery aholehole swarm in the shallows all day, darting around human legs to catch free food.

Origin

From Hawaiian.

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Syllabification: a·ho·le·ho·le

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