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torsk

[tawrsk] /tɔrsk/
noun, plural torsks (especially collectively) torsk.
1.
a cod.
2.
cusk (def 1).
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < Norwegian; Old Norse thorskr, akin to thurr dry. See thirst
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torsk

/tɔːsk/
noun (pl) torsks, torsk
1.
a gadoid food fish, Brosmius brosme, of northern coastal waters, having a single long dorsal fin Usual US and Canadian name cusk
Word Origin
C17: of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse thorskr codfish, Danish torsk
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