noun \ˈgräv-ˌläks\

Definition of GRAVLAX

:  salmon usually cured with salt, pepper, dill, and aquavit

Variants of GRAVLAX

grav·lax or grav·laks \ˈgräv-ˌläks\

Origin of GRAVLAX

Swedish gravlax or Norwegian gravlaks, from grav pit, hole, grave + Swedish lax, Norwegian laks salmon
First Known Use: 1848


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