Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Brahma.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of fishes of the family Bramidæ The pomfret, B. rayi, is an example. See cut under sea-bream.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Bramidae

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Examples

  • In fact, zelazna brama harks much farther back, to a long-ago park gate.

    Corrections and clarifications

  • In addition, as environments change, intentional stocking of other species (e.g., carp bream – Abramis brama and zander) is likely to occur in the area, which is likely to result in additional pressures upon native arctic fish populations.

    Climate change effects on arctic freshwater fish populations

  • He calls her _Liline_ or _Line_; she becomes his _Louloup_, his "lighthouse," his "happy star," and the _sicura richezza, senza brama_.

    Women in the Life of Balzac

  • The noisy spotted owlets (_Athene brama_) and the rose-ringed paroquets (_Palaeornis torquatus_) are already the happy possessors of clutches of white eggs hidden away in cavities of decayed trees or buildings.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • Mr.A. J. Currie, however, asserts that the note in question is that emitted by spotted owlets (_A.hene brama_) when they have young.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • Clark's. they were fiting good when i looked up and there was father looking over the fence. he made me stop the fite and shet my rooster up. i wonder if he wood have stoped them if i hadent been there. i got 2 eggs today, the old brama that i swaped for with Ed Tole and a bolten gray that John Adams give me.

    The Real Diary of a Real Boy

  • Bream or Carp-Bream _Abramis_, or _Cyprinus brama_ i 382

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • L'offerta che egli brama di presentare e poca in se stessa, come bisogna che sia sempre quella di un individuo ad una nazione, ma egli spera che non sara l'ultima dalla parte dei suoi compatriotti.

    Life of Lord Byron With His Letters And Journals

  • I have seen in the depths of her soul such treasures that the beautiful line of Dante on eternal happiness, which I heard her interpreting to you the other day, “Senza brama sicura ricchezza,” seems as if made for her.

    Beatrix

  • I have seen in the depths of her soul such treasures that the beautiful line of Dante on eternal happiness, which I heard her interpreting to you the other day, "Senza brama sicura ricchezza," seems as if made for her.

    Beatrix

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