[ ser-muhl-it ]
/ sərˈmʌl ɪt /
a goatfish, especially one of the European species used for food.
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Example sentences from the Web for surmullet
In the goatfish and surmullet the two chin barbels are highly specialized.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Surmullet, sur-mul′et, n. a mulloid food-fish of the genus Mullus, with two long barbels on the throat.
British Dictionary definitions for surmullet
/ (sɜːˈmʌlɪt) /
a US name for the red mullet
Word Origin for surmullet
C17: from French sormulet, from sor brown + mullet
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