Definition of allis shad in English:

allis shad

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noun

A European shad (fish) with a deep blue back and silvery sides. Also called king of the herrings.
  • Alosa alosa, family Clupeidae

Origin

late 16th century: allis from Old French alose, from late Latin alausa.

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