Definition of torsk in English:


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Pronunciation: /tɔːsk


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


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

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