HyperDic: herring

English > 2 senses of the word herring:
NOUNfoodherringvaluable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific
animalherring, Clupea haranguscommercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
herring > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > herring: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningValuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled.
Part ofherring, Clupea haranguscommercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific
Narrowerbloaterlarge fatty herring lightly salted and briefly smoked
kipper, kippered herringsalted and smoked herring
pickled herringherring preserved in a pickling liquid / liquid (usually brine or vinegar)
red herring, smoked herringA dried and smoked herring having a reddish color
sprat, brislingsmall fatty European fish
whitebaitminnows or other small fresh- or saltwater fish (especially herring)
Broadersaltwater fishflesh of fish from the sea used as food
Spanisharenque, clupea
Catalanareng
English > herring: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningcommercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific.
SynonymClupea harangus
Member ofClupea, genus Clupeatype genus of the Clupeidae
PartsherringValuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific
NarrowerAtlantic herring, Clupea harengus harengusImportant food fish
Pacific herring, Clupea harengus pallasiiImportant food fish of the northern Pacific
Broaderclupeid fish, clupeidAny of numerous soft-finned schooling food fishes of shallow waters of northern seas
food fishAny fish used for food by human beings
Spanisharenque

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