Meaning of sardine

sar•dine

Pronunciation: (sär-dēn'), [key]
— pl. -dine, -dines.
  1. the pilchard, Sardina pilchardus, often preserved in oil and used for food.
  2. any of various similar, closely related fishes of the herring family Clupeidae.

sar•dine

Pronunciation: (sär'dīn, -dn), [key]
— n.
  1. sard.
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