doree


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

John \John\ (j[o^]n), n. [See Johannes.]
   A proper name of a man.
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   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}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Doree \Do"ree\, n. [See Dory.] (Zool.)
   A European marine fish (Zeus faber), of a yellow color. See
   Illust. of John Doree.
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   Note: The popular name in England is John Doree, or Dory,
         well known to be a corruption of F. jaune-dor['e]e, i.
         e., golden-yellow. See 1st Dory.
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