HyperDic: sprat

English > 2 senses of the word sprat:
NOUNfoodsprat, brislingsmall fatty European fish
animalsprat, brisling, Clupea sprattussmall herring processed like a sardine
English > sprat: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningsmall fatty European fish; usually smoked or canned like sardines.
Synonymbrisling
Part ofbrisling, sprat, Clupea sprattussmall herring processed like a sardine
BroaderherringValuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific
Spanishespadin, espadín, sardineta
Catalanespasí, sardineta
English > sprat: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningsmall herring processed like a sardine.
Synonymsbrisling, Clupea sprattus
Member ofClupea, genus Clupeatype genus of the Clupeidae
Partssprat, brislingsmall fatty European fish
BroadersardineAny of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned

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