Definition of silverside in English:

silverside

Syllabification: sil·ver·side
Pronunciation: /ˈsilvərˌsīd
 
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noun

  • 1 (also silversides) A small, slender, chiefly marine fish with a bright silver line along its sides.
    • Family Atherinidae: several genera and species
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    • This consists of killifishes, herrings, sardines, gobies, silversides, anchovies small mullets, and lizardfishes to name a few.
    • Inland silversides were particularly common prey of juvenile gar in Lake Texoma, making up 84% of the diet, with gamefishes accounting for less than 1% of the diet.
    • Groups such as silversides, herrings and anchovies often congregate in feeding shoals numbering in the millions.
  • 2British The upper side of a round of beef from the outside of the leg.
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    • Less expensive cuts such as brisket, silverside or topside have plenty of collagen, a protein present in connective tissues.
    • My roast veal was three rectangular pieces of beast with the grey, gristly flavour of school silverside.
    • But how to make good use of the topside, silverside and thick flank was always less well understood.

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