anchovy paste
ground anchovies covered with salt, saltpetre, bay salt, sal prunella and cochineal. Sold in jars or cans

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • anchovy paste — noun paste made primarily of anchovies; used in sauces and spreads • Hypernyms: ↑flavorer, ↑flavourer, ↑flavoring, ↑flavouring, ↑seasoner, ↑seasoning • Substance Meronyms: ↑anchovy …   Useful english dictionary

  • anchovy paste — spread made out of anchovies (small edible fish) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anchovy butter — anchovy paste mixed with butter …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • anchovy cream — anchovy paste mixed with vegetable oil …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Anchovy — This article is about a fish. For the town in Jamaica, see Anchovy, Jamaica. Anchovies Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • paste — n. & v. n. 1 any moist fairly stiff mixture, esp. of powder and liquid. 2 a dough of flour with fat, water, etc., used in baking. 3 an adhesive of flour, water, etc., esp. for sticking paper and other light materials. 4 an easily spread… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anchovy — [an′chō΄vē, an′chəvē; an΄chō′vē] n. pl. anchovies or anchovy [Port anchova < VL * api̯ua < L aphya < Gr aphyē, small fry] any of a family (Engraulidae) of very small fishes (order Clupeiformes) with large mouths, found mostly in warm… …   English World dictionary

  • anchovy spread — paste or spread made of anchovies (small edible fish) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anchovy — /an choh vee, cheuh , an choh vee/, n., pl. anchovies. any small, marine, herringlike fish of the family Engraulidae, esp. Engraulis encrasicholus, found in the Mediterranean Sea, often preserved in oil and used in salads, spreads, etc., or… …   Universalium

  • anchovy — n. (pl. ies) any of various small silvery fish of the herring family usu. preserved in salt and oil and having a strong taste. Phrases and idioms: anchovy pear a W. Indian fruit like a mango. anchovy toast toast spread with paste made from… …   Useful english dictionary

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