Definition of charr in English:

charr

Line breaks: charr
Pronunciation: /tʃɑː
 
/
(also char)

noun (plural same)

A trout-like freshwater or marine fish of northern countries, valued as a food and game fish.
  • Genus Salvelinus, family Salmonidae: several species, in particular the red-bellied Arctic charr (S. alpinus), which occurs in Arctic waters, and the North American brook charr or brook trout (S. fontinalis)
More example sentences
  • Trout, char, halibut and now cod are all being successfully farmed.
  • The co-existence of pike, char, salmon and trout is well documented.
  • This lure, now housed in a Cumbrian museum, is thought to have been used to fish for the elusive char that is renown in the Lake District.

Origin

mid 17th century: perhaps of Celtic origin.

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