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gilthead

[gilt-hed] /ˈgɪltˌhɛd/
noun
1.
any of several marine fishes having gold markings, as a sparid, Sparus auratus, of the Mediterranean Sea.
Origin of gilthead
1545-1555
First recorded in 1545-55; gilt1 + head
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British Dictionary definitions for gilthead

gilthead

/ˈɡɪltˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a sparid fish, Sparus aurata, of Mediterranean and European Atlantic waters, having a gold-coloured band between the eyes
2.
any similar or related fish
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