amie

أمياamiyā

n. (vocalization uncertain) ʾmyāamia (a small kind of tuna fish) (zool.)
  1. Aris. Anim. II 676b21: In aliis invenitur prope intestinum, et propter hoc invenitur fel contextum super intestina omnia, sicut invenitur in animali marino quod dicitur amie

    Kruk: وربما كانت المرة منسوجة مع كل المعاء مثل ما توجد فى الحيوان البحرى الذى يسمى باليونانية اميا

  1. 1 Aris. Anim. II

The Arabic term is not documented in Lisān, Freytag, Lane, Dozy and Wehr.

< Arabic < Greek ἀμία. Van Oppenraaij 1998, 276. MLW s.v. amia.

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