Pom"fret (?), n. [Perhaps corrupt. fr. Pg. pampano a kind of fish.] Zool. (a)

One of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus Stromateus (S. niger, S. argenteus) native of Southern Europe and Asia.

(b)

A marine food fish of Bermuda (Brama Raji).

 

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