orfe

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orfe

(ɔːf)
n
(Animals) a small slender European cyprinoid fish, Idus idus, occurring in two colour varieties, namely the silver orfe and the golden orfe, popular aquarium fishes. Compare goldfish
[C17: from German; related to Latin orphus, Greek orphos the sea perch]
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Bert and Ernie, a couple of Golden Orfes, were being transported to their new homes at the Brindleyplace centre when they slipped out of their stream and lay breathless on the concrete.
(23) En relacion con este aspecto, y mas alla de lo que afecta al texto de Rullan, Casasayas protesta, con su estilo inimitable, contra los criterios normativizadores: "es una llastima que hagem de sofrir encara ara l'arbitraria 'normalitzcacio' en l'ortografia (i en tota la gramatica) imposada a traves d'uns criteris gairebe convencionals i partidistas i no poques vegades orfes de tota serietat cientifica" [Q0: 61].