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torsk Syllabification: torsk

Definition of torsk in English:


A North Atlantic fish of the cod family, occurring in deep water and of some commercial importance. Also called cusk.
  • Brosme brosme, family Gadidae
Example sentences
  • Place cut-up leek in bottom of glass baking pan; add torsk, and cut-up fresh mushrooms.


Early 18th century: from Norwegian torsk, from Old Norse thorskr; probably related to thurr 'dry'.

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