n. pl. tarponor tar·pons
Either of two large marine game fishes, Megalops cyprinoides of the Pacific and Indian Oceans or M. atlanticus of Atlantic coastal waters, having a bluish-green back and silvery sides.
[Early Modern English tarpom, perhaps from Miskito tapam (if the Miskito word is not itself a borrowing of Early Modern English tarpom, whose origin is otherwise unknown).]
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