bergylt
Rosefish Rose"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large marine scorp[ae]noid food fish ({Sebastes marinus}) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also {red perch}, {hemdurgan}, {Norway haddok}, and also, erroneously, {snapper}, {bream}, and {bergylt}. [1913 Webster]

Note: When full grown it is usually bright rose-red or orange-red; the young are usually mottled with red and ducky brown. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Bergylt — Ber gylt, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo[ o]l.) The Norway haddock. See {Rosefish}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bergylt — noun The rose fish, an edible red fish found in the North Atlantic, scientific name Sebastes norvegicus. Syn: hemdurgan, Norway haddock, ocean perch, rosefish …   Wiktionary

  • bergylt — ber·gylt …   English syllables

  • bergylt — ˈbergəlt noun ( s) Etymology: Swedish or Norwegian berggylta, from berg rock (from Old Norse berg) + gylta sow (pig), from Old Norse more at barrow, gilt …   Useful english dictionary

  • bream — Rosefish Rose fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine scorp[ae]noid food fish ({Sebastes marinus}) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also {red perch}, {hemdurgan}, {Norway haddok}, and also, erroneously, {snapper}, {bream},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemdurgan — Rosefish Rose fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine scorp[ae]noid food fish ({Sebastes marinus}) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also {red perch}, {hemdurgan}, {Norway haddok}, and also, erroneously, {snapper}, {bream},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Norway haddok — Rosefish Rose fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine scorp[ae]noid food fish ({Sebastes marinus}) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also {red perch}, {hemdurgan}, {Norway haddok}, and also, erroneously, {snapper}, {bream},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • red perch — Rosefish Rose fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine scorp[ae]noid food fish ({Sebastes marinus}) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also {red perch}, {hemdurgan}, {Norway haddok}, and also, erroneously, {snapper}, {bream},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rosefish — Rose fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine scorp[ae]noid food fish ({Sebastes marinus}) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also {red perch}, {hemdurgan}, {Norway haddok}, and also, erroneously, {snapper}, {bream}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sebastes marinus — Rosefish Rose fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine scorp[ae]noid food fish ({Sebastes marinus}) found on the northern coasts of Europe and America. called also {red perch}, {hemdurgan}, {Norway haddok}, and also, erroneously, {snapper}, {bream},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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