fry


fry
1) a young fish at the post-larval stage. May include all fish stages from hatching to fingerling. An advanced fry is any young fish from the start of exogenous feeding after the yolk is absorbed while a sac fry is from hatching to yolk sac absorption. In Salmonidae, the stage from end of dependence on the yolk sac as the primary source of nutrition to dispersal from the redd
2) a tasty vegetable accompaniment to fish
3) a collective noun (a noun that denotes a collection of persons or things regarded as a unit) for eels
4) a small number of fish for frying especially when presented as a gift (Scottish dialect)
5) children in the original usage

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