Pomfret : Definition

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Definitions of Pomfret

Pronunciation : Pom"fret
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Perhaps corrupt. fr. Pg. pampano a kind of fish.] (Zoöl.) (a) One of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus Stromateus (S. niger, S. argenteus) native of Southern Europe and Asia. (b) A marine food fish of Bermuda (Brama Raji).
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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