from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fish of family Bramidae, consisting of eight genera and some twenty species.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus Stromateus (Stromateus niger, Stromateus argenteus) native of Southern Europe and Asia.
- n. A marine food fish of Bermuda (Brama Raji).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the East Indies, a fish of the genus Stromateoides, distinguished from the other stromateoids by the restricted lateral branchial apertures.
- n. Loosely, any fish of the family Stromateidæ.
- n. A bramoid fish, Brama rayi, Ray's seabream or hen-fish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. deep-bodied sooty-black pelagic spiny-finned fish of the northern Atlantic and northern Pacific; valued for food
Product does not contain pomfret, squid, shrimp or crab.
So after coming from work, I used to flip through the yellow pages, call the fishmongers and pester them with questions about "pomfret", "mackrel", "king fish"...
"Profit-making fish such as pomfret have gone 12 to 14 nautical miles away, so men go far into the sea.
Ratnagiri boasts an annual catch of 1,25,000 tonnes of a variety of fish, including pomfret, surmai (kingfish), bangda (Indian mackerel) and rawas (Indian salmon), but with the project, those numbers could dwindle significantly.
Instead of using imported frozen pomfret for a fish curry, for instance, he might use fresh striped bass or halibut.
The label depicts a pomfret, a squid, some shrimp and a crab – the fine print under the picture says this:
While Sig used halibut in this recipe, I've tried it with both king fish and pomfret and both taste great.
I love fish in tamarind sauce, and just recently made pomfret fish curry this way.
A stuff pomfret which only modern koli has learnt from the Parsees and a Tiger prawn curry with tomatoes.
But at my back was the world from where I had come: little Zainab and watery-eyed Ammi, pomfret tikka and Kingfisher beer, the wailing of Hariharan, the hot kadai spitting oil and peas and ginger and chili.