Definition of pomfret in English:

pomfret

Syllabification: pom·fret
Pronunciation: /ˈpämfrət, ˈpəm-
 
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noun

  • A deep-bodied fish of open seas that typically has scales on the dorsal and anal fins.
    • Family Bramidae: several genera and species, including the edible Brama brama of the North Atlantic
    More example sentences
    • These are followed by eight seafood items and covers salmon, lobster, snow fish, snapper, pomfret and sea bass.
    • Fish on offer include sea bass, grouper, pomfret, butter fish, snow fish, red snapper and tub tim.
    • Seer fish steaks and fillets pomfret and mackerel are for the taking.

Origin

early 18th century: apparently from Portuguese pampo.

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