anchoa

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ligurian anciôa, from Vulgar Latin *apiuva, from Latin aphyē (small fry), from Ancient Greek ἀφύη (aphúē). Doublet of anjova.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /anˈt͡ʃoa/ [ãnʲˈt͡ʃo.a]
  • Rhymes: -oa
  • Syllabification: an‧cho‧a

Noun[edit]

anchoa f (plural anchoas)

  1. anchovy (small saltwater fish)
    Synonyms: bocarte m, boquerón m

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