- any of several marine fishes having gold markings, as a sparid, Sparus auratus, of the Mediterranean Sea.
Origin of gilthead
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- a sparid fish, Sparus aurata, of Mediterranean and European Atlantic waters, having a gold-coloured band between the eyes
- any similar or related fish
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