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|Noun||1.||family Engraulidae - anchovies|
fish family - any of various families of fish
Isospondyli, order Isospondyli - most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft-finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon
anchovy - small herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as paste; abundant in tropical waters worldwide