from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mullet of the family Mugilidæ.


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  • Of the grey mullets, the chelon begins to be in roe between the middle of November and the middle of December; as also the sargue, and the smyxon or myxon, and the cephalus; and their period of gestation is thirty days.

    The History of Animals

  • December), and carries its spawn for thirty days; and the species of mullet named by some the chelon, and the myxon, go with spawn at the same period and over the same length of time.

    The History of Animals


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