Sprat

Definition of Sprat

Pronunciation: sprăt
n.1.(Zool.) A small European herring (Clupea sprattus) closely allied to the common herring and the pilchard; - called also garvie. The name is also applied to small herring of different kinds.
Sprat borer
(Zool.) the red-throated diver; - so called from its fondness for sprats. See Diver.
Sprat loon
a - (Zool.) The young of the great northern diver
b - The red-throated diver. See Diver.
Sprat mew
(Zool.) the kittiwake gull.

Related Words

brisling, Clupea sprattus, herring
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