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sild

 (sĭld)
n. pl. sild or silds
A young herring that is processed as a sardine, especially in Scandinavia.

[Norwegian and Danish, from Old Norse sīld, herring.]

sild

(sɪld)
n
(Fishing) any of various small young herrings, esp when prepared and canned in Norway
[Norwegian]

sild

(sɪld)

n., pl. silds, (esp. collectively) sild.
any immature or small herring, other than a sprat, that is canned as a sardine in Scandinavia.
[1920–25; < Norwegian, Dan: herring, Old Norse síld]
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Noun1.sild - any of various young herrings (other than brislings) canned as sardines in Norway
sardine - any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
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