1. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) flesh of any of various freshwater fishes of the families Centrarchidae of North America or Cyprinidae of Europe
Synonyms: bream
Related terms: freshwater_fish
2. [ noun ] (zoology) any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
Synonyms: bream
Related terms: sunfish European_bream bluegill spotted_sunfish Perciformes bream
Similar spelling:   freshwater_clam