bluegill bream

bluegill bream

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  • bluegill — /blooh gil /, n. a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, of the Mississippi River valley, used for food. [1880 85, Amer.; BLUE + GILL1] * * * Popular game fish (Lepomis macrochirus) and one of the best known sunfishes throughout its original… …   Universalium

  • bream — bream1 [brēm] n. pl. bream or breams [ME breme < OFr bresme < Frank * brahsima: for IE base see BRAID] 1. a European freshwater cyprinoid fish (Abramis brama) 2. any of various porgy fishes (family Sparidae) ☆ 3. any of a number of… …   English World dictionary

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  • bream — I. noun (plural bream or breams) Etymology: Middle English breme, from Anglo French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brahsima bream, Middle High German brehen to shine Date: 14th century 1. a bronze colored European freshwater… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bream — [[t]brɪm, brim[/t]] n. pl. (esp. collectively)bream, (esp. for kinds or species)breams. 1) ich any carplike fish of the European genus Abramis, as A. brama[/ex] 2) ich any of several porgies, as the sea bream Archosargus rhomboidalis[/ex] 3) ich… …   From formal English to slang

  • bluegill — noun important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States • Syn: ↑Lepomis macrochirus • Hypernyms: ↑freshwater bream, ↑bream • Member Holonyms: ↑Lepomis, ↑genus Lepomis …   Useful english dictionary

  • freshwater bream — noun 1. flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe • Syn: ↑bream • Hypernyms: ↑freshwater fish • Part Holonyms: ↑bream 2. any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue bream — noun : bluegill …   Useful english dictionary

  • coppernosed bream — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun also coppernosed sunfish : bluegill …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haw River — Geobox River name = Haw native name = Hau other name = other name1 = image size = image caption = Convergence of the Haw River and Great Alamance Creek in Swepsonville, NC etymology = Easter Souix country = United States country1 = state = North… …   Wikipedia

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