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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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And these dear little anchovies, with their heads still on
As you can well imagine, the bass, the flounders, the whitefish, and even the little anchovies all went together into the tub to keep the mullets company.
The first to dance in the hot oil were the mullets, the bass followed, then the whitefish, the flounders, and the anchovies.
Before he went to bed she always got him a lunch of smoked salmon or anchovies and beer.
Mr Prosser concluded an animated conversation with a waiter on the subject of the wines of France, leaned forward, and, having helped himself briskly to anchovies, began to talk.
Snagsby are touched up with a wet cloth, the best tea-service is set forth, and there is excellent provision made of dainty new bread, crusty twists, cool fresh butter, thin slices of ham, tongue, and German sausage, and delicate little rows of anchovies nestling in parsley, not to mention new-laid eggs, to be brought up warm in a napkin, and hot buttered toast.
Soriano believed that the mammal was stranded due to strong waves while looking for anchovies as food as said barangay is among the identified places here where anchovies are abundant.
INGREDIENTS: (Serves two as a side dish) 30g flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 15g mint, finely chopped 50g freshly grated coconut Juice of 1 lime Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced A handful of cherry tomatoes, chopped 2 anchovies, finely chopped Optional: 1 green chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced 1 spring onion, finely chopped 1 celery stick, thinly sliced Handful of pomegranate seeds METHOD: 1.
2kg side of salmon 1 bunch of kale, washed 3 garlic cloves, grated 1 lemon, zested and juice of half 120ml good olive oil 3 salted anchovies creme fraiche 250g crusty dark rye bread, crusts removed, dried and blended to a chunky crumb 2 tbsp dried onion flakes 2 tbsp chopped parsley 1 tbsp chopped dill 4 tbsp grated horseradish 75g butter, melted Method 1 Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 4.
Orecchiette with cavolo nero, anchovies & pangrattato
He was wanting to tell me about the Caesar salad he was having, and how it had crisp-fried anchovies on it, and that this was, clearly, a very good idea.
Heat 2 tbsp of the oil from a jar of anchovies in a pan, and fry 50g of chopped anchovies until they melt.