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tench

noun \ˈtench\
plural tench or tench·es

Definition of TENCH

:  a cyprinid fish (Tinca tinca) native to Eurasia but introduced in the United States and noted for its ability to survive in poorly oxygenated waters
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Origin of TENCH

Middle English, from Anglo-French tenche, from Late Latin tinca
First Known Use: 13th century

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