kalkvis

noun
kalk·vis | \ ˈkälkˌfis \
plural -es

Definition of kalkvis 

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

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History and Etymology for 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

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