Translation of whitebait in Spanish:

whitebait

morralla, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwʌɪtbeɪt//ˈ(h)waɪtˌbeɪt/

noun

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    morralla feminine
    chanquetes masculine Spain
    cornalitos masculine Argentina
    majuga feminine Uruguay
    • Finns eat whitebait fried, or in a dill sauce, or in a garlic sauce, or in a tomato sauce, or baked in bread.
    • It's illegal in New Zealand to sell any native fish without a permit - apart from whitebait.
    • In Dorset, mackerel usually arrive in June, as they chase the sand eels and whitebait inshore, sometimes chasing them right up onto the beach.
    • ‘Wild puffins normally eat live whitebait, sprats and sand eels which they dive in the sea for,’ said Mrs Platts.
    • You can cook any fish by this method, though I will agree that whitebait are fiddly.