fish-stew
a small pond where fish are kept for eating, now obsolete. Also called vivarium

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish-stew — fishˈ stew noun (obsolete) A fish pond • • • Main Entry: ↑fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish stew — noun a stew made with fish • Hypernyms: ↑stew • Hyponyms: ↑bouillabaisse, ↑matelote …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish stew — a small pond where fish are kept for eating, now obsolete. Also called vivarium …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • fish pond — noun A pond in which fish are kept (formerly also fishˈ stew) • • • Main Entry: ↑fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stew — A stew is a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in water or other water based liquid, typically by simmering, and that are then served without being drained.Ingredients in a stew can include any combination of vegetables… …   Wikipedia

  • Stew — Stew, n. [Cf. {Stow}.] 1. A small pond or pool where fish are kept for the table; a vivarium. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Chaucer. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] 2. An artificial bed of oysters. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stew|pond — «STOO POND, STYOO », noun. Especially British. a pond or tank in which fish are kept until needed for the table …   Useful english dictionary

  • stew — stew1 stewable, adj. /stooh, styooh/, v.t. 1. to cook (food) by simmering or slow boiling. v.i. 2. to undergo cooking by simmering or slow boiling. 3. Informal. to fret, worry, or fuss: He stewed about his chaotic state of affairs all day. 4. to… …   Universalium

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