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bream



Pronunciation: (brim, brēm), [key]
n.,
pl. (esp. collectively) bream, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) breams.

1. any of various freshwater fishes of the genus Abramis, as A. brama, of Europe, with a compressed, deep body and silvery scales.
2. any of various related and similar fishes.
3. any of several porgies, as the sea bream, Archosargus rhomboidalis.
4. any of several freshwater sunfishes of the genus Lepomis.

bream



Pronunciation: (brēm), [key]
v.t. Naut.
to clean (a ship's bottom) by applying burning furze, reeds, etc., to soften the pitch and loosen adherent matter.

Bream



Pronunciation: (brēm), [key]
n.
Julian (Alexander), born 1933, English guitarist and lutanist.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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