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Definition of Herring


  1. One of various species of fishes of the genus Clupea, and allied genera, esp. the common round or English herring (C. harengus) of the North Atlantic. Herrings move in vast schools, coming in spring to the shores of Europe and America, where they are salted and smoked in great quantities.
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Herring Translations

herring in Danish is sild
herring in Dutch is haring, zeebanket
herring in Finnish is silli
herring in French is hareng
herring in German is Hering
herring in Hungarian is hering
herring in Italian is aringa
herring in Norwegian is sild
herring in Portuguese is arenque
herring in Spanish is arenque
herring in Swedish is sill