from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various chiefly marine fishes of the family Atherinidae, characteristically having a broad silvery band along each side and including the grunion.
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- n. Any of several small fish, mostly in family Atherinidae (Atheriniformes), that are characterized by bright, silvery scales.
- n. The upper side of a round of beef.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small fishes having a silver stripe along each side; abundant along the Atlantic coast of the United States
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