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cusk

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noun \ˈkəsk\

Definition of cusk

plural

cusk

or

cusks

  1. 1 :  a large edible North Atlantic fish (Brosme brosme) of the cod family

  2. 2 :  burbot



Origin and Etymology of cusk

probably alteration of tusk, a kind of codfish


First Known Use: 1616

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