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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sar·dine /sɑrˈdin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sar·dine n.  Zool. Any one of several small species of herring which are commonly preserved in olive oil for food, especially the pilchard, or European sardine (Clupea pilchardus). The California sardine (Clupea sagax) is similar. The American sardines of the Atlantic coast are mostly the young of the common herring and of the menhaden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sar·dine n. See Sardius.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: small fatty fish usually canned [syn: pilchard]
      2: any of various small edible herring or related food fishes
         frequently canned
      3: a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony [syn: sard, sardius]
      4: small fishes found in great schools along coasts of Europe;
         smaller and rounder than herring [syn: pilchard, Sardina