Atherine
Atherine Ath"er*ine, n. [NL. atherina, fr. Gr. ? a kind of smelt.] (Zo["o]l.) A small marine fish of the family {Atherinid[ae]}, having a silvery stripe along the sides. The European species ({Atherina presbyter}) is used as food. The American species ({Menidia notata}) is called {silversides} and {sand smelt}. See {Silversides}. [1913 Webster]

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  • atherine — ath·er·ine …   English syllables

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  • Atherina presbyter — Atherine Ath er*ine, n. [NL. atherina, fr. Gr. ? a kind of smelt.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small marine fish of the family {Atherinid[ae]}, having a silvery stripe along the sides. The European species ({Atherina presbyter}) is used as food. The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Menidia notata — Atherine Ath er*ine, n. [NL. atherina, fr. Gr. ? a kind of smelt.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small marine fish of the family {Atherinid[ae]}, having a silvery stripe along the sides. The European species ({Atherina presbyter}) is used as food. The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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