anchovy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “anchovy” in the English Dictionary

"anchovy" in British English

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anchovynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈæn.tʃə.vi/  us   /ˈæn.tʃoʊ-/ (plural anchovies)
a ​smallfish with a ​strong, ​saltytaste: Decorate the ​top of the ​pizza with anchovies/​strips of anchovy.
(Definition of anchovy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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anchovynoun [C]

 us   /ˈænˌtʃoʊ·vi, ænˈtʃoʊ-/ (plural anchovy or anchovies)
a ​smallfish which is usually ​preserved in ​oil with ​salt, giving it a ​strong, ​saltytaste
(Definition of anchovy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anchovy”
in Spanish Anchoa…
in Vietnamese cá trống…
in Malaysian ikan bilis…
in Thai ปลากะตัก…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鳀(一种小咸鱼)…
in Indonesian ikan teri…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鯷(一種小鹹魚)…
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