steenbras

noun
steen·​bras
variants: or less commonly steenbrass \ ˈstēnˌbras \
plural steenbras or steenbrases also steenbrass or steenbrasses

Definition of steenbras

: any of several southern African marine sparid food and sport fishes: such as
a : biskop

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History and Etymology for steenbras

Afrikaans steenbras, from steen stone (from Middle Dutch) + brasem bream, from Middle Dutch brasem, bressem

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