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an·cho·vy

 (ăn′chō′vē, ăn-chō′vē)
n. pl. anchovy or an·cho·vies
Any of various small silvery marine fishes of the family Engraulidae, especially Engraulis encrasicolus of the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, often cured and preserved in oil.

[Spanish anchoa, anchova, from Vulgar Latin *apiuva, from Greek aphuē, small fry : perhaps a-, not; see a-1 + phuein, to become, grow; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

anchovy

(ˈæntʃəvɪ)
n, pl -vies or -vy
(Animals) any of various small marine food fishes of the genus Engraulis and related genera, esp E. encrasicolus of S Europe: family Clupeidae (herrings). They have a salty taste and are often tinned or made into a paste or essence
[C16: from Spanish anchoa, perhaps ultimately from Greek aphuē small fish]

an•cho•vy

(ˈæn tʃoʊ vi, -tʃə-, ænˈtʃoʊ vi)

n., pl. -vies.
any small schooling fish of the family Engraulidae, as the European Engraulis encrasicholus, often salted and dried, canned, or made into a paste and used in cooking.
[1590–1600; « Genoese anchua, anchova]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anchovy - tiny fishes usually canned or saltedanchovy - tiny fishes usually canned or salted; used for hors d'oeuvres or as seasoning in sauces
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
anchovy paste - paste made primarily of anchovies; used in sauces and spreads
2.anchovy - small herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as pasteanchovy - small herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as paste; abundant in tropical waters worldwide
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Engraulis encrasicholus, mediterranean anchovy - esteemed for its flavor; usually preserved or used for sauces and relishes
Translations
sardelančovička
ansjos
anjovis
inćun
アンチョビー
안초비
inčun
ansjovis
ปลาแอนโชวี่
cá trồng

anchovy

[ˈæntʃəvɪ] N (live, fresh) → boquerón m; (salted, tinned) → anchoa f

anchovy

[ˈæntʃəvi] nanchois m anchovy pasteanchovy paste nbeurre m d'anchois

anchovy

nSardelle f, → An(s)chovis f; anchovy pasteSardellen- or An(s)chovispaste f

anchovy

[ˈæntʃəvɪ] nacciuga, alice f

anchovy

أَنْشُوجا sardel ansjos Sardelle αντσούγια anchoa anjovis anchois inćun acciuga アンチョビー 안초비 ansjovis ansjos sardela anchova анчоус ansjovis ปลาแอนโชวี่ ançüez cá trồng 凤尾鱼
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Arthur made no remark upon it, and repaired to his mother's room, where Mr Casby and Flora had been taking tea, anchovy paste, and hot buttered toast.
Mr Casby, too, was beaming near the hob, with his benevolent knobs shining as if the warm butter of the toast were exuding through the patriarchal skull, and with his face as ruddy as if the colouring matter of the anchovy paste were mantling in the patriarchal visage.
Upon that, he pulled out a napkin, as if it were a magic clue without which he couldn't find the way up-stairs, and led us to the black hole of the establishment: fitted up with a diminishing mirror (quite a superfluous article considering the hole's proportions), an anchovy sauce-cruet, and somebody's pattens.
Come,' replied the stranger--'stopping at Crown--Crown at Muggleton--met a party--flannel jackets--white trousers-- anchovy sandwiches--devilled kidney--splendid fellows--glorious.
I think they must have been taken out at random, for I am sure I tasted aniseed water, anchovy sauce, and salad dressing.
Industrial fishing in the area began in the 1950s with landings of Peruvian anchovy (Engraulis ringens), which increased, fluctuated and then fell strongly in 1972-1973, remaining low until 1985, when they again began to fluctuate and increase, reaching new historic levels (SAG, 1950-1977; SERNAPESCA, 1978-2012).
Japanese anchovy is a small pelagic fish belonging to the order Clupeiformes and is widely distributed around Japan.
The anchovy fisheries in this ecosystem are of national, regional and global significance.
Add two cloves of chopped garlic and a chopped red chilli to the anchovy pan and fry for 1 minute.
Tuck a slice of garlic, an anchovy and a sprig of rosemary into each slit.
LIMA, City, Rajab 25, 1436, May 14, 2015, SPA -- Peru is bracing for a moderate El Nino weather event in coming months, with warming sea temperatures threatening to set the stage for another disastrous year for anchovy fishing and fishmeal exports, according to Reuters.