Pronunciation: (pom'frit, pum'-), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -fret, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -frets.
1. any of several scombroid fishes of the family Bramidae, found in the North Atlantic and Pacific.
2. any of several East Indian stromateid fishes, esp. Stromateoides argenteus, valued as food.
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