topsmelt

[ top-smelt ]
/ ˈtɒpˌsmɛlt /

noun, plural top·smelts, (especially collectively) top·smelt.

a silversides, Atherinops affinis, of waters along the Pacific coast of North America: valued as a food fish.

Nearby words

  1. tops,
  2. topsail,
  3. topsail schooner,
  4. topscore,
  5. topside,
  6. topsoil,
  7. topspin,
  8. topstitch,
  9. topsy-turvy,
  10. topsy-turvydom

Origin of topsmelt


Also called baysmelt.

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