whitebait

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English[edit]

a whitebait fritter

Etymology[edit]

white +‎ bait

Noun[edit]

whitebait (countable and uncountable, plural whitebaits)

  1. The young of various species of fish, especially herrings, sprats or smelts
  2. Food prepared from such fish, often deep fried and served as a starter or snack.

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