[pil-cherd] /ˈpɪl tʃərd/
a small, southern European, marine fish, Sardina pilchardus, related to the herring but smaller and rounder.
any of several related fishes, as Sardinops caeruleus, common off the California coast.
a European food fish, Sardina (or Clupea) pilchardus, with a rounded body covered with large scales: family Clupeidae (herrings)
a related fish, Sardinops neopilchardus, of S Australian waters
fish of the herring family, 1540s, earlier pilcher (1520s), of unknown origin. The -d- is “excrescent” [OED].
[peel-kaw-mah-yaw] /ˌpil kɔˈmɑ yɔ/ noun 1. a river in S central South America, flowing SE from S Bolivia along the boundary between Paraguay and Argentina to the Paraguay River at Asunción. 1000 miles (1610 km) long. /Spanish pilkoˈmajo/ noun 1. a river in S central South America, rising in W central Bolivia and flowing southeast, […]
[pil-kroh] /ˈpɪl kroʊ/ noun 1. a paragraph mark.
[pahyl] /paɪl/ noun 1. an assemblage of things laid or lying one upon the other: a pile of papers; a pile of bricks. 2. Informal. a large number, quantity, or amount of anything: a pile of work. 3. a heap of wood on which a dead body, a living person, or a sacrifice is burned; […]
[pahy-lee-uh, pil-ee-uh] /ˈpaɪ li ə, ˈpɪl i ə/ noun 1. any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Pilea, of the nettle family, many species of which are cultivated for their ornamental foliage. [pahy-lee-uh m, pil-ee-] /ˈpaɪ li əm, ˈpɪl i-/ noun, plural pilea [pahy-lee-uh, pil-ee-uh] /ˈpaɪ li ə, ˈpɪl i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. […]