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lu·te·fisk

 (lo͞o′tə-fĭsk′) also lut·fisk (lo͞ot′fĭsk′)
n.
A traditional Scandinavian dish made from stockfish that has been soaked in a lye solution for several days before cooking, becoming soft and gelatinous.

[Norwegian : lut, lye (from Swedish, from Old Norse laudhr, soap, foam; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots) + fisk, fish (from Old Norse fiskr).]
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lutefisk

(ˈluːtəˌfɪsk)
n
(Cookery) a traditional Scandinavian fish dish, usually consisting of dried whitefish and lye
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lu•te•fisk

(ˈlu təˌfɪsk)

n.
dried cod tenderized by soaking in lye, which is rinsed out before cooking.
[1920–25; < Norwegian, =-lut lye + fisk fish]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lutefisk - dried cod soaked in a lye solution before boiling to give it a gelatinous consistency
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Scandinavia - a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian
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