gravlax

noun grav·lax \ ˈgräv-ˌläks \
variants: or gravlaks
Updated on: 8 Mar 2018

Definition of gravlax

: salmon cured especially with salt, sugar, pepper, and dill and often additional ingredients (such as fennel, coriander, lime, and vodka or aquavit

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Origin and Etymology of gravlax

Swedish gravlax or Norwegian gravlaks, from grav pit, hole, grave + Swedish lax, Norwegian laks salmon


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