fish-ball
fish don\'t have balls but are sometimes made into them. A ball of shredded white fish or cod and mashed potatoes, flour or other binding material, usually fried. Also called fish dumpling. See also canned fish ball, catfish ball and ball

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fish ball — fish don t have balls but are sometimes made into them. A ball of shredded white fish or cod and mashed potatoes, flour or other binding material, usually fried. Also called fish dumpling. See also canned fish ball, catfish ball and ball …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish ball — ☆ fish ball or fish cake n. a fried ball (or patty) of minced fish, often mixed with mashed potatoes * * * …   Universalium

  • fish ball — ☆ fish ball or fish cake n. a fried ball (or patty) of minced fish, often mixed with mashed potatoes …   English World dictionary

  • fish ball — noun 1. well seasoned balls of ground fish and eggs and crushed crumbs simmered in fish stock • Syn: ↑gefilte fish • Hypernyms: ↑dish 2. a fried ball or patty of flaked fish and mashed potatoes • Syn: ↑fish cake • …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish ball — n. fish cake, shredded fish and other ingredients formed into a ball and cooked …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canned fish ball — haddock or a related type of fish flesh made into balls with potato flour and cereals, and put in a fish bouillon. Often stored in a one pound can where they may be heated before serving, or removed and fried or baked. Found in Scandinavia …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish dumpling — fish ball …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish pudding — fish ball …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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