Meaning of SPARLING in English

ˈspärliŋ noun

( plural sparling or sparlings )

Etymology: Middle English sperling, from Middle French esperling, esperlan, from Middle Dutch spierlinc, from spier shoot, blade of grass + -linc -ling — more at spire

: a European smelt ( Osmerus eperlanus )

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