Definitions for brillbrɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

brillbrɪl(n.)(pl.)brills; brill.

  1. an edible European flatfish

    Scophthalmus rhombus.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of brill:

1475–85; of uncert. orig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brill, Scophthalmus rhombus(noun)

    European food fish


  1. brill(Noun)

    A type of flatfish, Scophthalmus rhombus.

  2. brill(Adjective)

    Wonderful, clever, amusing. Denotes approval of the noun it is applied to, comparable to "cool".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brill(noun)

    a fish allied to the turbot (Rhombus levis), much esteemed in England for food; -- called also bret, pearl, prill. See Bret


  1. Brill

    Brill is a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England, close to the boundary with Oxfordshire. It is about 4 miles north-west of Long Crendon and 7 miles south-east of Bicester. It has a Royal charter to hold a weekly market, but has not done so for many years.


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