Definitions

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  • n. A mullet (Mugil capito) found in the rivers of southern Europe and in Africa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mullet (Mugil capito) found in the rivers of Southern Europe and in Africa.

Etymologies

Native name. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They also prepare and give bouri (fried mullet) and Zalabya (special fried bread similar to a fritter or doughnut) to the less fortunate.

    Celebration Breads

  • Here and there a rise of ground betrayed itself in a few cocoanuts, the ragged fans of tall bouri palms, or a plume-like clump of bamboo and the hospitable shade of a magnificent mango tree.

    A Woman's Impression of the Philippines

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