Definition of dentex in English:

dentex

noun

  • A sea bream of the genus "Dentex" , especially "D. dentex" of the Mediterranean and the North African Atlantic coast.

    • ‘You will see shoaling barracuda, dentex, amberjack and sunfish here.’
    • ‘Like Majorca, the sea around Menorca abounds with shoaling barracuda, amberjack, dentex and dolphins.’
    • ‘I was heartened to also see good concentrations of dentex bream, the northern Mediterranean's equivalent of the barracuda.’
    • ‘There are good numbers of many different species of bream, but the pink dentex and the hurta bream are the most prized, both reaching in excess of 30 lb.’

Origin

Modern Latin (genus name), from Latin.

Pronunciation

dentex

/ˈdɛntɛks/