arctic char


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

Examples of arctic char in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their menus are very much a taste of Maine, from local oysters to freshly caught arctic char to native mushrooms or black garlic. Usa Today Network, USA TODAY, 15 Feb. 2024 Sheet Pan Salmon With Minty Peas, Orange and Fennel Feel free to substitute another tender fish, such as arctic char or cod, for the salmon in this quick sheet pan supper. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 2 Jan. 2024 Entire families drive quads deep into the land at all hours of day and night, using every bit of daylight to catch arctic char and trout and dry it for the dark winter months ahead. Sara Miller Llana, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Dec. 2023 La Maison du Pêcheur: Percé’s best restaurant has a menu offering the finest of the coast: lobster and sea urchin, arctic char, and Gaspé seafood chowder. Nina Caplan, Travel + Leisure, 28 Oct. 2023 The river is populated by rainbow trout, arctic char and salmon. Natalie Kainz, NBC News, 13 Oct. 2023 The main entree choices are avocado toast, baked French toast, seared arctic char, seared duck breast and lamb osso Bucco. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 5 Apr. 2023 Fatty arctic char convincingly doubled as salmon. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, 22 Apr. 2022 For dinner, Halle might have arctic char with salsa, or instant pot white chicken chili, per BYRDIE. Olivia Evans, Women's Health, 22 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of arctic char was in 1866

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“Arctic char.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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