grey mullet

  1. any teleost food fish of the family Mugilidae, mostly occurring in coastal regions, having a spindle-shaped body and a broad fleshy mouth: US name: mullet Compare red mullet

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How to use grey mullet in a sentence

  • The grey mullet may be taken with rod and line, and bites freely when the rag-worm is employed as bait.

    The Sea Shore | William S. Furneaux
  • A brilliant gold fish, weighing about three pounds, and something like a grey mullet in flavour, was perhaps the best.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' | Annie Allnut Brassey
  • He only demanded in addition a few of those delicious grey mullet which are caught around the solitary mount.

    Devil Stories | Various
  • The grey mullet is a pretty fish, but not to be domesticated without some difficulty.

  • But they probably also act like grey mullet, and run up the estuaries merely for a cruise.