1. Po ostrvu Sardiniji nazvana vrsta malih haringi u Sredozemnom i Jadranskom Moru; u trgovinu dolazi usoljena, marinirana i u zejtinu kuvana, u dobro zalemljenim limenim kutijama; sardina, srđela.
2. Konzervirana sardela. (ital.)
Small herring processed like a sardine; SYN. sprat, Clupea sprattus.
small, sardinelike fish.
Processed form of sprat Sprattus sprattus a small herring, fished in Norwegian fjords, then seasoned and canned.
A small European marine fish (Sprattus sprattus) of the herring family — called also sprat.
ETYM French sardine (cf. Spanish sardina, sarda, Italian sardina, sardella), Latin sardina, sarda; so called from the island of Sardinia.
Common name for various small fishes (pilchards) in the herring family.
1. Any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned.
2. Small fatty fish usually canned; SYN. pilchard.
ETYM Old Eng. sprot, sprotte, Dutch sprot; akin to German sprotte.
Small fatty European fish; usually smoked or canned like sardines; SYN. brisling.
A small European marine fish (Sprattus sprattus) of the herring family — called also brisling.
Any of various small or young fish (as an anchovy) of the herring family.