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Noun: whitebait (whitebait)  'wIt,beyt
  1. Minnows or other small fresh- or saltwater fish (especially herring); usually cooked whole
  2. The edible young of especially herrings and sprats and smelts

Derived forms: whitebait

Type of: fry, herring, young fish

Part of: malacopterygian, soft-finned fish

Encyclopedia: Whitebait