1. [ noun ] (zoology) any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
Related terms: clupeid_fish food_fish brisling sild
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) small fatty fish usually canned
Synonyms: pilchard
Related terms: saltwater_fish
3. [ noun ] (geology) a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony
Synonyms: sardius sard
Related terms: chalcedony
4. [ noun ] (zoology) small fishes found in great schools along coasts of Europe; smaller and rounder than herring
Synonyms: Sardina_pilchardus pilchard
Related terms: clupeid_fish Pacific_sardine Sardina
Similar spelling:   Sardinian