Definition of cusk in English:
Another term for torsk.
- ‘Back then, there was lots of groundfish,’ Bud recalls, ‘and we salted cod, hake, and cusk for the West Indies market, and also sold herring fillets in the States.’
- Burbot, commonly referred to as ‘cusk,’ is the only truly freshwater member of the cod family, Gadidae.
- Cusk eels and catfish eels are not true eels, but species of fish which bear some resemblance to eels, although more to cusk and catfish respectively.
early 17th century: of unknown origin.
Definition of cusk in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan