Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n bummalo A small, glutinous, transparent teleostean fish, of about the size of a smelt, found on all the coasts of southern Asia, which when dried is much used as a relish by both Europeans and Indians, and facetiously called Bombay duck. It is the Harpodon nehereus, of the family Scopelidœ.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
- n Bummalo bum′a-lō a small fish dried and salted all round the coast of India—Bombay duck and nehar
- Bummalo Also Bummalō′ti