Whitebait definitions

wīt'bāt', hwīt'-
Any of the fry of various silvery fishes used as food, as herring fry.
noun
27
1
A smelt fish (Allosmerus elongatus) of the Pacific.
noun
24
0
noun
21
0
The young of various fishes, especially the herring, considered a delicacy when fried.
noun
8
0
The young of various species of fish, especially herrings, sprats or smelts, served deep fried as a starter or snack.
noun
0
0

Origin of whitebait

white +"Ž bait