pomfret definition

  • noun:
    • A fish of family members Bramidae, consisting of eight genera plus some twenty types.
    • 1 of 2 or higher types of marine food fishes for the genus Stromateus (Stromateus niger, Stromateus argenteus) native of Southern European countries and Asia.
    • A marine meals fish of Bermuda (Brama Raji).
    • into the East Indies, a fish of this genus Stromateoides, distinguished through the various other stromateoids because of the limited horizontal branchial apertures.
    • Loosely, any fish of family members Stromateid√¶.
    • A bramoid fish, Brama rayi, Ray's seabream or hen-fish.
    • deep-bodied sooty-black pelagic spiny-finned seafood associated with north Atlantic and north Pacific; respected for meals

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