entry
pulan
pronunciation
poo-lan
meaning
noun. Type of fish: Indo-Pacific tarpon -- megalops cyprinoides. (Family elopidae) Tarpons.
etymology
From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian bulan-bulan, a white fish, the tarpon: Megalops cyprinoides.
examples
Mangonne' yu' pulan gi painge.
I caught some pulan fish last night.
additional comments
Similar entries: pulan - moon, pulan - watch over, guard.
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