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  • n. The reef triggerfish.


Shortening of Hawaiian humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa, under influence from humuhumu ("triggerfish") (Wiktionary)


  • Divingschools of yellow tangs, and the rotor-finned humuhumu.

    Slate Magazine

  • The fact that most of the dead were either humuhumu, or triggerfish, and nenue, or rudderfish, but not other fish is also odd, he said.



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  • Hush now; you know I usually don't mean the things I say in German.

    Da, da, da.

    September 4, 2008

  • Bbbut, darling ...

    September 4, 2008

  • Ich lieb dich nicht, du liebst mich nicht. Uhuh.

    September 4, 2008

  • Uhuh.

    September 4, 2008

  • Which go swimming by.

    December 21, 2007

  • Short for humuhumunukunukuapuaa.

    December 21, 2007