Definition of luderick in English:

luderick

Line breaks: lu¦der|ick
Pronunciation: /ˈluːd(ə)rɪk
 
, ˈlʌdrɪk/

noun (plural same)

An edible herbivorous fish of Australasian coastal waters and estuaries. Also called blackfish.
  • Girella tricuspidata, family Kyphosidae
More example sentences
  • Other fish on the go are pan-size bream, luderick and drummers (off the rocks) with some large flathead ambushing bait in and around the shallows.
  • The luderick are in amongst bream at the Evans walls while main beach has had some nice whiting being caught between the north wall and surf club.
  • A few bream and possibly a luderick around the gap could be bagged.

Origin

late 19th century: from Ganay (an Aboriginal language) ludarag.

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