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sea bream

any of numerous marine sparid fishes, as Pagellus centrodontus, inhabiting waters off the coasts of Europe.
a porgy, Archosargus rhomboidalis, inhabiting the Atlantic Ocean.
Origin of sea bream
1520-30 Unabridged
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  • Dinner of sea bream, rice, brittle fried lotus leaves.
  • The sea bream shimmers with freshness in its box of shaved ice.
  • sea bream, plaice and shark as well as sea snails and prawns can be found on daily menus.
  • Main courses may include whole lemon sole in browned butter or delicate pan-seared sea bream.
British Dictionary definitions for sea bream

sea bream

any sparid fish, esp Pagellus centrodontus, of European seas, valued as a food fish
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