Pronunciation: (sān"yu-rē'tu, sēn"-; Sp. se-nyô-rē'tä), [key]
—pl. -tasPronunciation: (-tuz; Sp. -täs). [key]
1. a Spanish term of address equivalent to miss, used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a girl or unmarried woman. Abbr.: Srta.
2. a cigar-shaped wrasse, Oxyjulis californica, found off the coast of California, olive brown above shading to creamy white below.
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