kōperu

kōperu, n. A fish, mackerel scad (Decapterus macarellus).

‘E kōperu ota tā mātou i kai ei.
We had raw

kōperu
to eat;

Kua ‘oko‘ia te kōperu mama‘ata ‘ē rima tirī ngi i te tui.
The larger

kōperu
were sold for five shillings a string. [Ce. *koo-peru.]