herring means: Small saltwater fish that is related to the freshwater cisco, alewife and shad. Many sauces can be used to dress hing, including pickling, smoking, and dressing. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does herring mean?

  • There are many species of fish from around the globe. The color of a Herring is silver-blue. They have moderately high fat and a strong flavor. They average 8 ounces in market. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Any one of many silvery fishes in the Clupeidae family, particularly the ones that are commercially valuable Clupea harengus The northern Atlantic Ocean C. pallasii The northern Pacific Ocean. (in Merlin Dictionary)