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herringnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈher.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈher.ɪŋ/ (plural herrings or herring)
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herringnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈher·ɪŋ/
a ​longsilverfish that ​swims in ​largegroups in the ​sea and is used as ​food
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