[ sil-ver-sahydz ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˌsaɪdz /
noun, plural sil·ver·sides.
any of several small fishes of the family Atherinidae, having a silvery stripe along each side, as Menidia menidia, inhabiting the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
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[ sil-ver-sahyd ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˌsaɪd /
Chiefly British. a rump roast of beef, especially one taken from the crown of the rump.
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Example sentences from the Web for silversides
In Perdido Bay I have found fresh-water minnows and silversides living together with marine gobies and salt-water eels.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
British Dictionary definitions for silversides
/ (ˈsɪlvəˌsaɪd) /
British and NZ a coarse cut of beef below the aitchbone and above the leg
Also called: silversides any small marine or freshwater teleost fish of the family Atherinidae, related to the grey mullets: includes the jacksmelt
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