black bream, noun phrase

The galjoen (sense 1), Coracinus capensis.
1949 [see damba].
1955 C. Horne Fisherman’s Eldorado 16The fish known in the Cape as galjoen becomes damba in the Eastern Province-Transkei littoral, and galjoen or black bream in Natal.
1979 Snyman & Klarie Free from Sea 30Galjoen, Highwater, Damba, Blackbream, Blackfish. Aptly named after that stately Spanish sailing vessel — the galleon — and unique to South African waters.
1985 [see galjoen sense 1].
The galjoen (1), Coracinus capensis.
Entry Navigation

Visualise Quotations

Quotation summary

Senses

19551979