Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of auburn.
  • noun Same as alburnum.
  • noun A name sometimes given to the fish commonly called the bleak.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The bleak, a small European fish having scales of a peculiarly silvery color which are used in making artificial pearls.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The bleak, a small European fish with silvery scales.

Etymologies

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Latin alburnus, from Latin albus white. Compare auburn.

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