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torsk

 (tôrsk)
n.
1. See cusk.

[Danish, Norwegian and Swedish torsk, cod, all from Old Norse thorskr; see ters- in Indo-European roots.]

torsk

(tɔːsk)
n, pl torsks or torsk
(Animals) a gadoid food fish, Brosmius brosme, of northern coastal waters, having a single long dorsal fin. Usual US and Canadian name: cusk
[C17: of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse thorskr codfish, Danish torsk]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.torsk - large edible marine fish of northern coastal waterstorsk - large edible marine fish of northern coastal waters; related to cod
gadoid, gadoid fish - a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
cusk - the lean flesh of a cod-like fish of North Atlantic waters