HyperDic: anchovy

English > 2 senses of the word anchovy:
NOUNfoodanchovytiny fishes usually canned or salted
animalanchovysmall herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as paste
anchovy > pronunciation
Soundsaenchow'viy; ae'nchow.viy
Rhymesbevy ... wavy: 30 rhymes with viy...
English > anchovy: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningtiny fishes usually canned or salted; used for hors d'oeuvres or as seasoning in sauces.
BroaderfishThe flesh of fish used as food
Substance ofanchovy pastepaste made primarily of anchovies
Spanishanchoa, boquerón
Catalananxova, seitó
English > anchovy: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningsmall herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as paste; abundant in tropical waters worldwide / worldwide.
Member ofEngraulidae, family Engraulidaeanchovies
Narrowermediterranean anchovy, Engraulis encrasicholusesteemed for its flavor
Broadersoft-finned fish, malacopterygianAny fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Spanishanchoa, boquerón
Catalananxova

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