sild

sild

[sild]
noun, plural silds (especially collectively) sild.
1.
(in Scandinavia) any of numerous species of herring.
2.
any immature or small herring, other than a sprat, that is canned and commercially sold as a sardine.

Origin:
1920–25; < Norwegian, Danish: herring, Old Norse síld

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sild (sɪld)
 
n
any of various small young herrings, esp when prepared and canned in Norway
 
[Norwegian]

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