Definition of red bream in English:

red bream

noun

  • 1Australian An immature snapper, Chrysophrys auratus (family Sparidae).

  • 2The black-belly rosefish, Helicolenus dactylopterus (family Sebastidae).

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Richard Brookes (fl. 1721–1763), physician and author.