See also: Tilapia and tilápia

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New Latin from the genus Tilapia. A latinization of the Tswana word tlhapi ‎(fish).

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tilapia ‎(plural tilapias or tilapia)

  1. Any of various edible fish, of the genus Tilapia, native to Africa and the Middle East but naturalized worldwide.
    • 2006, Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, “Bottom of the World”:
      Well I dined last night with Scarface Ron
      On tilapia fishcakes and fried black swan.

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tilapia f ‎(plural tilapias)

  1. tilapia
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