anchoveta


an·cho·veta

noun \ˌan-chō-ˈve-tə\

Definition of ANCHOVETA

:  a small anchovy (Cetengraulis mysticetus) of the Pacific coast of America from southern California to Peru

Variants of ANCHOVETA

an·cho·veta also an·cho·vet·ta \ˌan-chō-ˈve-tə\

Origin of ANCHOVETA

Spanish anchoveta, diminutive of anchova
First Known Use: 1940

Rhymes with ANCHOVETA

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