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

 

herring

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈherɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈherɪŋ//
 
(pl. herring, herrings)[uncountable, countable]
 
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a N Atlantic fish that swims in very large groups and is used for food shoals of herring fresh herring fillets pickled herrings see also red herring Word Origin Old English hǣring, hēring, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch haring and German Hering.
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