pomfret

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Pomfret

English[edit]

Atlantic pomfret (Brama brama), family Bramidae
silver pomfret (Pampus argenteus)

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps derived from Portuguese pampano, a kind of fish.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pomfret (plural pomfret or pomfrets)

  1. A fish of family Bramidae, consisting of eight genera and some twenty species.
  2. Any of several species of butterfishes in the genus Pampus.
  3. The golden pomfret, Trachinotus blochii.
  4. The black pomfret, Parastromateus niger.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]