saithe

saithe

[seyth, seyth]
noun, plural saithe. Ichthyology.

Origin:
1625–35; Scots dial. < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse seithr, Icelandic seith

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saithe (seɪθ)
 
n
(Brit) another name for coalfish
 
[C19: from Old Norse seithr coalfish; compare Gaelic saigh, saighean coalfish, Irish saoidhean young of fish]

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