noun, plural (esp. collectively) -ring, (esp. for kinds or species) -rings.
- An important food fish, Clupea harengus harengus, found in enormous schools in the North Atlantic.
- A similar fish, Clupea harengus pallasii, of the North Pacific.
- Such fish served as food, as popularized in Scandinavian, Eastern European, and Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine.
- Nickname of Swedish footballer Markus Rosenberg.