allice shad

noun al·lice shad \ˈalə̇s(h)ˌsh-\
variants: less commonly

allice

or

allis

\ˈalə̇s\

Definition of allice shad

plural

-s

  1. :  a European shad (Alosa alosa) of the Severn and other rivers

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Origin and Etymology of allice shad

alteration of earlier allowes, from French alose, from Late Latin alausa, from Gaulish


First Known Use: 1797


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