allice

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A depiction of Alosa alosa (allice)

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Etymology[edit]

Variant of alose.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

allice (plural allices)

  1. A fish, the allis shad (Alosa alosa). [from 17th c.]
    • 1843, William Hughes, Fish, how to choose and how to dress (page 105)
      Both species of this fish resemble an overgrown herring: of these the allice is the largest, being often met with of as much as two feet in length []

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Verb[edit]

allice

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of alliciō