sild [sild] Word Origin noun, plural silds, (especially collectively) sild.

  1. (in Scandinavia) any of numerous species of herring.
  2. any immature or small herring, other than a sprat, that is canned and commercially sold as a sardine.

Origin of sild 1920–25; Norwegian, Danish: herring, Old Norse síld British Dictionary definitions for sild sild noun

  1. any of various small young herrings, esp when prepared and canned in Norway

Word Origin for sild Norwegian

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