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- n. An edible marine fish Zeus faber or Zeus ocellata, having long dorsal spines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish: same as dory, 1.
- n. A name given in New South Wales and Tasmania to Zeus australis, of the family Zeïdæ. It is nearly the same as Zeus faber, the John-dory of Europe. Also called bastard dorey, boar-fish, and dollar-fish.
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- n. European dory
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Another of the John Dory shape, but scarcely an inch long, blue as a sapphire with gold fins and gold-tipped tail, hovers over a miniature blue-black cave.