Bummalo

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bummalo (Zoöl) A small marine Asiatic fish (Saurus ophidon) used in India as a relish; -- called also Bombay duck.
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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.
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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
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Native name