follow Dictionary.com

Do you know ghouls from goblins and ghosts?

atherine

[ath-uh-rahyn, -er-in] /ˈæθ əˌraɪn, -ər ɪn/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the family Atherinidae, comprising the silversides.
noun
2.
an atherine fish.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; < Neo-Latin Atherina a genus of the family < Greek atherínē smelt
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for atherine

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for atherine

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends