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pilchard Oily fish, Sardina (Clupea) pilchardus; young is the sardine. A 100‐g portion (canned in tomato sauce) is an exceptionally rich source of vitamins D and B12; a rich source of protein, niacin, calcium, selenium, and iodine; a good source of copper; a source of iron and vitamins B2 and B6; contains 5 g of fat, of which 20% is saturated and 30% is mono‐unsaturated; supplies 125 kcal (500 kJ).

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pilchard Marine food fish resembling a herring, found in shoals along most coasts except those of Asia. They are caught by the millions and support a huge canning industry. The young are sometimes called sardines. Length: less than 45.7cm (18in). Family Clupeidae; species Sardina pilchardus.

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pil·chard / ˈpilchərd/ • n. a small, edible, commercially valuable marine fish (Sardinops and other genera) of the herring family.

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pilchard (Sardina pilchardus) See Clupeidae.

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pilchard XVI. of unkn. orig.