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English noun: bream

1. bream (food) flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe


Synonymsfreshwater bream


Broader (hypernym)freshwater fish


Part meronymbream, freshwater bream

2. bream (food) flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae


Synonymssea bream


Broader (hypernym)saltwater fish


Part meronymbream, sea bream

3. bream (animal) any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae


Synonymssea bream


Broader (hypernym)percoid, percoid fish, percoidean


Narrower (hyponym)Archosargus rhomboidalis, Atlantic sea bream, black bream, Brama raii, Chrysophrys australis, European sea bream, Pagellus centrodontus, pomfret, porgy


Part holonymbream, sea bream


Member meronymorder Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi

4. bream (animal) any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis


Synonymsfreshwater bream


Broader (hypernym)centrarchid, sunfish


Narrower (hyponym)Abramis brama, bluegill, European bream, Lepomis macrochirus, Lepomis punctatus, spotted sunfish, stumpknocker


Part holonymbream, freshwater bream


Member meronymorder Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi


English verb: bream

1. bream (contact) clean (a ship's bottom) with heat


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)clean, make clean









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