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atherine [ath-uh-rahyn, -er-in] Word Origin adjective

  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Atherinidae, comprising the silversides.

noun

  1. an atherine fish.

Origin of atherine 1760–70; New Latin Atherina a genus of the family Greek atherínē smelt

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