Definition of maray in English:

maray

noun

  • Any of several marine Australian fishes of the family Clupeidae, especially the round herring, Etrumeus teres, or the Australian pilchard, Sardinops neopilchardus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Julian Tenison-Woods (1832–1889), Roman Catholic priest and scientist. Probably from an Australian Aboriginal language.

Pronunciation

maray

/məˈreɪ/