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Arctic char

noun
a salmonid, Salvelinus alpinus, that inhabits arctic lakes and streams throughout the Northern Hemisphere: considered a food delicacy.
Also, arctic char.


Origin:
1900–05

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arctic char
 
n
a char, Salvelinus alpinus, that occurs in northern and arctic seas

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