In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pez piloto masculine
- A solitary pilotfish raced to keep station at its nose.
- The script cheats somewhat, the pilotfish / shark subplot loses its bite and the writers' imagination suffers from rising damp.
- With hordes of yellow pilotfish bouncing off its nose, and longer than I am tall, it could have sucked me into its maw in one watery gasp.
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