grey mullet

grey mullet
noun
1. highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
Syn: ↑mullet, ↑gray mullet
Hypernyms: ↑fish
Part Holonyms: ↑mullet, ↑gray mullet
2. freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide
Syn: ↑mullet, ↑gray mullet
Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean
Member Holonyms: ↑Mugilidae, ↑family Mugilidae
Part Meronyms: ↑mullet, ↑gray mullet

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