Definition of galjoen
: a compressed deep-bodied percoid food and sport fish (Dichistius capensis) common in shallow water and surf along the coasts of southern Africa; also : any of several related fishes —often used with a qualifying term
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Origin and Etymology of galjoen
Afrikaans, galleon, galjoen, from Dutch, galleon, from Middle Dutch galioen, probably from Middle French galion — more at galleon
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