Pilchard Definition

pĭlchərd
noun
A member of any of two genera (Sardina and Sardinops) of small, oily, marine clupeid fishes; esp., the commercial sardine (Sardina pilchardus) of W Europe.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
sardineSardina pilchardus

Other Word Forms of Pilchard

Noun

Singular:
pilchard
Plural:
pilchards

Origin of Pilchard

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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