A collection of herring.
nounpl. herring herring or her·rings
Any of various silvery fishes of the family Clupeidae, especially the commercially important Clupea harengus of the northern Atlantic Ocean and C. pallasii of the northern Pacific Ocean.
Origin of herringMiddle English hering, from Old English h&aemac;ring.
(plural herrings or herring)
- A type of small, oily fish of the genus Clupea, often used as food.
Variant of herring