Anchovy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæntʃoʊvi|  American pronunciation of the word anchovy
Brit.  |ˈantʃəvi|  British pronunciation of the word anchovy

noun

- tiny fishes usually canned or salted; used for hors d'oeuvres or as seasoning in sauces
- small herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as paste; abundant in tropical waters worldwide

Examples

a salad topped with garlic and anchovies

Word forms

noun
singular: anchovy
plural: anchovies
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