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A thick-bodied, blunt-headed fish that typically lives in inshore or estuarine waters and is a valued food fish.
- ‘Three species of mullet are common around the British coast, the grey mullet is the smallest species, reaching only around 30 cm.’
- ‘The grey mullet are normally only found in the river during the summer months, migrating to sea as the temperature drops.’
- ‘To our great joy we soon spotted a few grey mullet swimming close in and made a rush to the car to grab the fishing gear.’
- ‘A round, oily fish, grey mullet is tasty and full of vitamins.’
- ‘As you make your way back to the shore, the shallows are a good place to spot grey mullet foraging among the shingle.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.