"anchovy" Definition

  1. n. A small fish, about three inches in length, of the Herring family (Engraulis encrasicholus), caught in vast numbers in the Mediterranean, and pickled for exportation. The name is also applied to several allied species.

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Position in dictionary: 4189 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "anchovy": 2
Words that end with "anchovy": 1
Words that contain "anchovy": 2
Next words in dictionary: anchovy pear, anchusin, anchylose, anchylosed, anchylosing
Previous words in dictionary: anchorless, anchoritess, anchorite, anchoring, anchoretism

English Dictionary Definition of anchovy

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