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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pomfret, Brama raiinoun

    deep-bodied sooty-black pelagic spiny-finned fish of the northern Atlantic and northern Pacific; valued for food

Wiktionary

  1. pomfretnoun

    A fish of family Bramidae, consisting of eight genera and some twenty species.

Wikipedia

  1. Pomfret

    Pomfrets are perciform fishes belonging to the family Bramidae. The family currently includes 20 species across seven genera. Several species are important food sources for humans, especially Brama brama in South Asia. The earlier form of the pomfret's name was "pamflet", a word which probably ultimately comes from Portuguese pampo, referring to various fish such as the blue butterfish (Stromateus fiatola). The fish meat is white in color.

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  1. pomfret

    Pomfret is a type of deep-sea fish belonging to the family Bramidae. The name "pomfret" is commonly used to refer to several species of fish, with the most popular ones being black, silver, and white pomfret. They are typically flat-bodied and have a round or diamond-like shape. Pomfret fishes are highly prized in culinary contexts, especially in South Asia and Southeast Asia, due to their tender white flesh and mild flavor. They are commonly grilled, steamed, or made into fish curry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pomfretnoun

    one of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus Stromateus (S. niger, S. argenteus) native of Southern Europe and Asia

  2. Pomfretnoun

    a marine food fish of Bermuda (Brama Raji)

  3. Etymology: [Perhaps corrupt. fr. Pg. pampano a kind of fish.]

Wikidata

  1. Pomfret

    Pomfrets are perciform fishes belonging to the family Bramidae. They are found in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and the largest species, the Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, grows up to 1 m long. Several species are important food sources for humans, especially Brama brama in the South Asia. The earlier form of the pomfret's name was pamflet, a word which probably ultimately comes from Portuguese pampo, referring to various fish such as the blue butterfish.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. pomfret

    A delicate sea-fish, taken in great quantities in Bombay and Madras.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. pomfret

    See Pontefract.

  2. pomfret

    A town of England, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, near the river Aire, and 21 miles southwest from York. Its castle, which was finished in 1080, was taken after three successive and desperate sieges, by the Parliamentary army, and demolished by order of the Parliament.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. POMFRET

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pomfret is ranked #60505 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Pomfret surname appeared 333 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Pomfret.

    92.4% or 308 total occurrences were White.
    3.3% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.8% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pomfret in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pomfret in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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