Definition of louvar in English:

louvar

noun

  • A large brightly coloured fish with a distinctive high forehead. It lives in warm open seas, feeding on jellyfishes and comb jellies.

    • ‘On the East Coast, sporadic records document louvars from Connecticut to south Florida and the eastern Gulf of Mexico.’
    • ‘As indicated by its small beak-like mouth, the louvar feeds on small, soft-bodied creatures such as jellyfish and ctenophores.’
    • ‘When found in nearshore waters louvars are usually injured or dying.’

Origin

Alteration of Latin name.

Pronunciation

louvar

/ˈluːvɑː/