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Noun: bream (bream)  breem
  1. Flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe
    - freshwater bream
  2. Flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae
    - sea bream
  3. Any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae
    - sea bream
  4. Any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
    - freshwater bream
Verb: bream  breem
  1. Clean (a ship's bottom) with heat

Derived forms: breamed, bream, breaming, breams

Type of: centrarchid, clean, freshwater fish, make clean, percoid, percoid fish, percoidean, saltwater fish, sunfish

Part of: order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi

Encyclopedia: Bream, Julian