torsk
Cusk Cusk (k[u^]sk), n. (Zo["o]l.) A large, edible, marine fish ({Brosmius brosme}), allied to the cod, common on the northern coasts of Europe and America; -- called also {tusk} and {torsk}. [1913 Webster]

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  • torsk — [tôrsk] n. pl. torsk or torsks [Norw torsk < ON thorskr, orig., fish that is dried < IE base * ters > THIRST] any gadoid fish …   English World dictionary

  • Torsk — Torsk, n. [Dan.; akin to Icel. [thorn]orskr a codfish, G. dorsch.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The cusk. See {Cusk}. (b) The codfish. Called also {tusk}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Torsk — may refer to:* Cod * Atlantic cod * USS Torsk (SS 423), a submarine …   Wikipedia

  • torsk — sb., en, torsk, ene, i sms. torske , fx torskefiskeri …   Dansk ordbog

  • torsk — n. a fish of the cod family, Brosmius brosme, abundant in northern waters and often dried for food. Etymology: Norw. to(r)sk f. ON tho(r)skr prob. rel. to thurr dry * * * noun large edible marine fish of northern coastal waters; related to cod •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Torsk — Torsken kan kendes på den aflange krop med de to gatfinner, tre ryg finner, skægtråden, overbidet og den lange hvide streg langs siden. Den kan blive op til 1,8 meter lang og veje cirka 52 kilo. Torsk i danske farvande kan blive op til 1,5 meter… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • torsk — /tawrsk/, n., pl. torsks, (esp. collectively) torsk. 1. a cod. 2. cusk (def. 1). [1700 10; < Norw; ON thorskr, akin to thurr dry. See THIRST] * * * …   Universalium

  • torsk — /tɔsk/ (say tawsk) noun (plural torsk or torsks) 1. a deep bodied fish with large scales, belonging to the family Ophidiidae, found in deep waters of the Great Australian Bight. 2. an edible marine fish, Brosmius brosme, of both coasts of the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • torsk — paprastoji brosmė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Brosme brosme angl. cusk; torsk; tusk rus. обыкновенный менёк ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios brosmės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • torsk — noun An edible fish, Brosme Brosme, also called cusk …   Wiktionary

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