Definition of torsk in English:

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torsk

Pronunciation: /tɔːsk/

noun

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.

Origin

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

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