Definition of mado in English:
noun (plural mados)
A small yellowish marine fish with brown longitudinal streaks, occurring around eastern Australia and New Zealand.
- Genus Atypichthys, family Kyphosidae: two species
- There were plenty of fish around, including yellowtail, mados, hulafish, morwongs, old wifes, gropers, large tarwhine feeding on the seagrass beds, bream, etc.
- At times, you felt as if you were diving at one of the reefs off Cronulla, as dozens of Mados.
late 19th century: probably from an Aboriginal language of Queensland.
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