Rhombus levis
Brill Brill, n. [Cf. Corn. brilli mackerel, fr. brith streaked, speckled.] (Zo["o]l.) A fish allied to the turbot ({Rhombus levis}), much esteemed in England for food; -- called also {bret}, {pearl}, {prill}. See {Bret}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • bret — Brill Brill, n. [Cf. Corn. brilli mackerel, fr. brith streaked, speckled.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fish allied to the turbot ({Rhombus levis}), much esteemed in England for food; called also {bret}, {pearl}, {prill}. See {Bret}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brill — Brill, n. [Cf. Corn. brilli mackerel, fr. brith streaked, speckled.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fish allied to the turbot ({Rhombus levis}), much esteemed in England for food; called also {bret}, {pearl}, {prill}. See {Bret}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pearl — Brill Brill, n. [Cf. Corn. brilli mackerel, fr. brith streaked, speckled.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fish allied to the turbot ({Rhombus levis}), much esteemed in England for food; called also {bret}, {pearl}, {prill}. See {Bret}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prill — Brill Brill, n. [Cf. Corn. brilli mackerel, fr. brith streaked, speckled.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fish allied to the turbot ({Rhombus levis}), much esteemed in England for food; called also {bret}, {pearl}, {prill}. See {Bret}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SCARUS — principem inter pisces saxatiles, iudice Galenô, locum tenet. pro quo Diphilus est apud Athenaeum l. 8. Χκάρος ἁπαλόσαρκος, ψαθυρὸς, γλυκὺς, κοῦφος, ἐυπεπτος, ἐυανοίδοτος, ἐυκοίλιος. Scarus tenerâ est carne, friatilis, dulcis, levis, concoctu… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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