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Bleak

Bleak

(Science: marine biology) a small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidae; the blay.

alternative forms: blick.

The silvery pigment lining the scales of the bleak is used in the manufacture of artificial pearls.

Origin: From bleak, cf. Blay.


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