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Bahama ham, Bahamian ham

n. 1. [see quot.] the bonefish: 1888 The bonefish, nicknamed the Bahama ham on account of a supposed resemblance in flavour (Powles 279). (Exuma) 2. [from the curing process; cf. HURRICANE HAM dried conch] the conch: 1977 Conchs, sometimes called Bahamian ham (Albury 16). (Andros, Adelaide)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2011-12-30 13:15
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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