finnan haddie

noun fin·nan had·die \ˌfi-nən-ˈha-dē\

Definition of finnan haddie

  1. :  smoked haddock —called also finnan haddock

Origin and Etymology of finnan haddie

alteration of findon haddock, from Findon, village in Scotland

First Known Use: 1848

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