gravlax

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noun grav·lax \ˈgräv-ˌläks\

Definition of gravlax

  1. :  salmon usually cured with salt, pepper, dill, and aquavit

Variants of gravlax

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gravlaks

Origin and Etymology of gravlax

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


First Known Use: 1848


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