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lutefisk

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noun lute·fisk \ˈlüt-ˌfisk, ˈlü-tə-\

Definition of lutefisk

  1. :  dried codfish that has been soaked in a water and lye solution before cooking



Origin and Etymology of lutefisk

Norwegian, from lute to wash in lye solution + fisk fish


First Known Use: 1924


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