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(Biographies / Bream, Julian (Alexander) (1933 M, English, MUSIC: guitarist, MUSIC: lutenist) Julian (Alexander). born 1933, English guitarist and lutenist
bream1 Austral, brim [brɪm]
n pl bream, brim
1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) any of several Eurasian freshwater cyprinid fishes of the genus Abramis, esp A. brama, having a deep compressed body covered with silvery scales
(Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals)
white or silver bream a similar cyprinid, Blicca bjoerkna
3. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals) short for sea bream
[from Old French bresme, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German brahsema; perhaps related to brehan to glitter]
(Transport / Nautical Terms) Nautical (formerly) to clean debris from (the bottom of a vessel) by heating to soften the pitch
[probably from Middle Dutch bremme broom; from using burning broom as a source of heat]
bream (brɪm, brim)
n., pl. (esp. collectively) bream, (esp. for kinds or species) breams.
1. any carplike fish of the European genus Abramis, as A. brama.
2. any of several porgies, as the sea bream, Archosargus rhomboidalis.
3. any sunfish of the genus Lepomis, as the bluegill.
[1350–1400; Middle English breme < Anglo-French; Old French bresme, braisme < Frankish *brahsima; compare Old High German brahsema, Dutch brasem]Bream (brim)
n. Julian (Alexander),
born 1933, English guitarist and lutanist.
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