arctic char


Definition of arctic char

: a freshwater or anadromous anadromous char (Salvelinus alpinus) of cold northern waters that resembles the related Dolly Varden

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Recent Examples on the Web If arctic char isn’t available, salmon is a substitute. Star Tribune, "Sunday Supper: Roasted Arctic Char With Herbs and Roasted Radishes," 31 July 2020 If salmon is not to your taste or budget, try arctic char or trout. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "Chardonnay the Oregon Way," 23 Apr. 2020 The haul of iqalupik, arctic char, was so plentiful that soon each tent was flanked by a small stand of stiff pink bodies, stuck tails first into deep drifts of snow. Neil Shea, National Geographic, "A thawing Arctic is heating up a new Cold War," 21 Aug. 2019 That’s where salmon lives, along with arctic char and trout. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appétit, "Can You Actually Swap Fish In a Recipe?," 1 Aug. 2019 Applying one to several large spoonfuls of chilled rock shrimp yielded one dish, garnished with a few bits of Meyer lemon and specks of Aleppo chile; applying it to arctic char, pieces of orange, and cilantro yielded another. Tamar Adler, Vogue, "Is Serving Raw Meat And Fish A Dinner Party Taboo?," 12 Apr. 2019 This is a kitchen that has fun with whatever fresh seafood rolls through the door, so there's always something new to try: arctic char dumplings, shrimp boudin balls, uni toast, golden tile aguachile. Stephanie Burt, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Best Restaurants in Charleston," 2 May 2018 Cremini and shiitake mushroom hand roll maki, arctic char ceviche. Mosha Lundström Halbert, Vogue, "The Cool Girl’s Guide to Toronto," 27 Dec. 2018 But senior food editor Claire Saffitz, who developed the recipe, suggests only going for richer fish with a good fat content like arctic char, striped bass, black cod, sable, or salmon. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time," 19 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of arctic char

1866, in the meaning defined above

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16 Aug 2020

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“Arctic char.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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