Clupea pilchardus
Pilchard Pil"chard, n. [Cf. It. pilseir, W. pilcod minnows.] (Zo["o]l.) A small European food fish ({Clupea pilchardus}) resembling the herring, but thicker and rounder. It is sometimes taken in great numbers on the coast of England. [1913 Webster]

Fools are as like husbands as pilchards are to herrings. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Clupea pilchardus — Sardine Sar dine (? or ?; 277), n. [F. sardine (cf. Sp. sardina, sarda, It. sardina, sardella), L. sardina, sarda; cf. Gr. ?, ?; so called from the island of Sardinia, Gr. ?.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several small species of herring which are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clupea pilchardus — Fair Fair (f[^a]r), a. [Compar. {Fairer}; superl. {Fairest}.] [OE. fair, fayer, fager, AS. f[ae]ger; akin to OS. & OHG. fagar, Icel. fagr, Sw. fager, Dan. faver, Goth. fagrs fit, also to E. fay, G. f[ u]gen, to fit. fegen to sweep, cleanse, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clupea sagax — Sardine Sar dine (? or ?; 277), n. [F. sardine (cf. Sp. sardina, sarda, It. sardina, sardella), L. sardina, sarda; cf. Gr. ?, ?; so called from the island of Sardinia, Gr. ?.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several small species of herring which are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sardina pilchardus — SINÓNIMOS: Clupea pilchardus W, 1792; Arengus minor Coride, 1788; Clupanodon sardina Risso, 1826; Alosa senegalensis Bennet, 1831: Clupea laticosta Lowe, 1843; Alosa sardina Moreau, 1881; Sardina sardina, Chabanaud, 1926. Cofnam, 1973 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Сардина — (Clupea pilchardus, Val.) маленькая морская рыба (обыкновенно 18 20 см, реже до 25 см длины) из сем. сельдевых (Clupeidae), подотряда открытопузырных (Physostomi), отряда костистых (Teloostei). Родовые признаки см. Сельдь. С. несколько толще… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Echte Heringe — Atlantischer Hering (Clupea harengus) Systematik Kohorte: Ostarioclupeomorpha Unterkohorte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sardine — sardine1 /sahr deen /, n., pl. (esp. collectively) sardine, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) sardines. 1. the pilchard, Sardina pilchardus, often preserved in oil and used for food. 2. any of various similar, closely related… …   Universalium

  • Рыбный яд — Р. яд представляет собой коллективное название, а потому необходимо различать между следующими случаями: 1) существуют ядовитые рыбы, наносящие иглами плавников опасные, нередко даже смертельные уколы и раны, благодаря тому, что некоторые иглы их …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Sardine — Sar dine (? or ?; 277), n. [F. sardine (cf. Sp. sardina, sarda, It. sardina, sardella), L. sardina, sarda; cf. Gr. ?, ?; so called from the island of Sardinia, Gr. ?.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several small species of herring which are commonly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fair — (f[^a]r), a. [Compar. {Fairer}; superl. {Fairest}.] [OE. fair, fayer, fager, AS. f[ae]ger; akin to OS. & OHG. fagar, Icel. fagr, Sw. fager, Dan. faver, Goth. fagrs fit, also to E. fay, G. f[ u]gen, to fit. fegen to sweep, cleanse, and prob. also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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