[ ath-uh-rahyn, -er-in ]
/ ˈæθ əˌraɪn, -ər ɪn /
belonging or pertaining to the family Atherinidae, comprising the silversides.
an atherine fish.
Words nearby atherine
Origin of atherine
1760–70; < New Latin Atherina a genus of the family < Greek atherínē smelt
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