Definition of Morwong

1. Noun. Any of various perciform fishes comprising the family ''Cheilodactylidae''. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Morwong

1. an Australian fish [n -S]

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Literary usage of Morwong

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1. Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales by Julian Edmund Tenison-Woods (1883)
"Some iridescent longitudinal streaks on the sides. In this Colony the morwong is also called " Jackass-fish." The Red morwong. ..."

2. Fishes of Australia: A Popular and Systematic Guide to the Study of the by David George Stead (1906)
"... Trumpeters—The morwong Family—Grunters and Boar-Fishes—The Bream Family—Red Mullets or Goat-Fishes. ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"They occupied the Chatham Islands, and were conquered in 1832 by the Maoris. In 1873, M. Quatrefages published a monograph, ' Moriori et Maori.' morwong ..."

4. The wealth and progress of New South Wales (1906)
"Silver Belly Bastard Trumpeter morwong Jackass Fish Carp (or red morwong) .. Snapper (including Red Bream and Squire). ..."

5. The British Empire Series (1900)
"Even within half a day's steam of Sydney or Brisbane, the quantities of schnapper, morwong, and other excellent table fish continually astonish the angling ..."

6. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1896)
"up a few fish of all shapes and hues, silver morwong, rainbow- tinted Sergeant Baker, red rock cod, and black leather jacket, off each ground, we steam back ..."

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