Definition of huss in English:


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Pronunciation: /hʌs


  • A dogfish, especially the nurse hound (also called bull huss).
    • Genus Scyliorhinus, family Scyliorhinidae
    More example sentences
    • When they hatch the young huss are almost perfect miniatures of the adults, measuring around 10 cm in length.
    • With little tide run after first flood, bites signal on the rod tip as several nods, often confusing you in to thinking it might be a huss.


Middle English husk, of unknown origin.

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