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finnan haddie

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noun fin·nan had·die \ˌfi-nən-ˈha-dē\

Definition of finnan haddie

  1. :  smoked haddock —called also finnan haddock



Origin and Etymology of finnan haddie

alteration of findon haddock, from Findon, village in Scotland


First Known Use: 1848


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