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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. European dory;
[syn: John Dory, Zeus faber]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

John \John\ (j[o^]n), n. [See Johannes.] A proper name of a man. [1913 Webster] John-apple, a sort of apple ripe about St. John's Day. Same as Apple-john. John Bull, an ideal personification of the typical characteristics of an Englishman, or of the English people. John Bullism, English character. --W. Irving. John Doe (Law), the name formerly given to the fictitious plaintiff in an action of ejectment. --Mozley & W. John Doree, John Dory. [John (or F. jaune yellow) + Doree, Dory.] (Zool.) An oval, compressed, European food fish (Zeus faber). Its color is yellow and olive, with golden, silvery, and blue reflections. It has a round dark spot on each side. Called also dory, doree, and St. Peter's fish. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

John Dory n 1: European dory [syn: John Dory, Zeus faber]