Definition of galjoen in English:


Line breaks: gal|joen
Pronunciation: /xalˈjʊn/

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noun (plural same)

A deep-bodied marine fish with a spiny dorsal fin, occurring in shallow waters around South Africa. Also called blackfish.
  • Coracinus capensis, family Coracinidae


mid 19th century: from Afrikaans and Dutch, literally 'galleon'.

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