noun kalk·vis \ˈkälkˌfis\

Definition of kalkvis



  1. :  any of several frostfish (especially Benthodesmus tenius and B. elongatus)

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Origin and Etymology of kalkvis

Afrikaans, from kalk lime (from Dutch, from Middle Dutch calc) + vis fish, from Dutch, from Middle Dutch visch; akin to Old High German kalk lime and to Old High German fisc fish — more at chalk, fish

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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