Definition of anchovy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

anchovy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈæntʃəvi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæntʃoʊvi//
 
[countable, uncountable](pl. anchovies) Fish
 
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a small fish with a strong salty flavour a pizza topped with cheese and anchovies See related entries: Fish Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Spanish and Portuguese anchova, of unknown origin.
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