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torgoch Line breaks: tor|goch
Pronunciation: /ˈtɔːɡɒx/

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Definition of torgoch in English:


(In Wales) an Arctic charr (fish).
Example sentences
  • To the others’ surprise, we have finished the work after 9 p.m. There is Milda waiting in the loghouse with just-hunted fresh torgochs and trouts.


Early 17th century: Welsh, from tor 'belly' + coch 'red'.

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