Spar"ling (?), n. [Akin to G. spierling, spiering, D. spiering: cf. F. 'eperlan.] Zool.

(a) The European smelt (Osmerus eperlanus).

(b) A young salmon.

(c) A tern.

[Scot. & Prov. Eng.]

 

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