gray mullet


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gray mullet

n.
See mullet.
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Noun1.gray mullet - highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mulletgray mullet - highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
gray mullet, grey mullet, mullet - freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
2.gray mullet - freshwater or coastal food fishes a spindle-shaped body; found worldwide
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
family Mugilidae, Mugilidae - grey mullets
Mugil cephalus, striped mullet - most important commercial mullet in eastern United States
Mugil curema, white mullet - silvery mullet of Atlantic and Pacific coasts
liza, Mugil liza - similar to the striped mullet and takes its place in the Caribbean region
gray mullet, grey mullet, mullet - highly valued lean flesh of marine or freshwater mullet
References in classic literature ?
Silver shad, eels, greedy pike, red and gray mullet, swim in shoals into his nets; he has but to choose the finest and largest, and return the others to the waters.
The meal -- fermented, salted and dried gray mullet -- is a delicacy on the national seasonal holiday, but it's certainly an acquired taste and it could come with a heavy price.
Before conducting the present study, no relatively comprehensive research on trace elements accumulation in gray mullet from southern part of the Caspian Sea has been done.