Stromateus argenteus
Pomfret Pom"fret, n. [Perhaps corrupt. fr. Pg. pampano a kind of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) One of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus {Stromateus} ({Stromateus niger}, {Stromateus argenteus}) native of Southern Europe and Asia. (b) A marine food fish of Bermuda ({Brama Raji}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Stromateus niger — Pomfret Pom fret, n. [Perhaps corrupt. fr. Pg. pampano a kind of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) One of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus {Stromateus} ({Stromateus niger}, {Stromateus argenteus}) native of Southern Europe and Asia. (b) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brama Raji — Pomfret Pom fret, n. [Perhaps corrupt. fr. Pg. pampano a kind of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) One of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus {Stromateus} ({Stromateus niger}, {Stromateus argenteus}) native of Southern Europe and Asia. (b) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pomfret — Pom fret, n. [Perhaps corrupt. fr. Pg. pampano a kind of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) One of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus {Stromateus} ({Stromateus niger}, {Stromateus argenteus}) native of Southern Europe and Asia. (b) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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