brisling

Definitions of brisling
  1. noun
    small fatty European fish; usually smoked or canned like sardines
    synonyms: sprat
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    type of:
    herring
    valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled
  2. noun
    small herring processed like a sardine
    synonyms: Clupea sprattus, sprat
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    type of:
    sardine
    any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
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