Definitions starting with G

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/gílembow/ (Berry); gellabo /gélabow/ (Nassau) [W Car.; cf. MCC gilamba Prov. gálembo (Washabaugh 1974:161), Belize gilanbór (Dayley), all (blue) parrot fish] n. a fish, the mature slippery dick (Iridio bivittatus). cf. BLUE RAINBOW, BLUE WIMBO, PORG

2. [possibly influenced by GAULIN] the great grey heron. (San Sal.)

3. a tall, thin person. = LONG GAULIN (San Sal.)

Tags: animal, bird, fish, noun

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Last update: 2011-05-01 17:35
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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