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red mullet

noun
1.
a goatfish or surmullet.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65
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  • The fish was a red mullet, which seldom exceeds two pounds in weight.
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red mullet

noun
1.
any of the marine percoid fishes constituting the family Mullidae, esp Mullus surmuletus, a food fish of European waters. They have a pair of long barbels beneath the chin and a reddish coloration US name goatfish
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