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damba, noun

Forms:
Also with initial capital.
Plurals:
usually unchanged; occasionally dambas.
Origin:
Xhosa
In the Eastern Cape: a. The galjoen (sense 1), Coracinus capensis. b. The banded galjoen or bastard galjoen (sense (a), see galjoen sense 2), C. multifasciatus.
1906 H.E.B. Brooking in E. London Dispatch 6 Feb. 6The fish, with the exception of a nice black-tail or two, were all ‘dambas’.
1993 R. Van der Elst Guide to Common Sea Fishes 186Coracinus capensis...Common names galjoen, damba and many others.
The galjoen (sense 1), Coracinus capensis.
The banded galjoen or bastard galjoen (sense (a), see galjoen2), C. multifasciatus.

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