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surmullet

[ser-muhl-it] /sərˈmʌl ɪt/
noun
1.
a goatfish, especially one of the European species used for food.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; < French surmulet, Middle French sormulet, equivalent to sor reddish brown (see sorrel1) + mulet mullet
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surmullet

/sɜːˈmʌlɪt/
noun
1.
a US name for the red mullet
Word Origin
C17: from French sormulet, from sor brown + mullet
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