lutefisk

noun
lute·​fisk | \ˈlüt-ˌfisk, ˈlü-tə- \

Definition of lutefisk 

: dried codfish that has been soaked in a water and lye solution before cooking

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Geneva's Swedish Days is back with all the returning favorites, from lutefisk to the craft brew tent, from June 20-25. Annie Alleman, Elgin Courier-News, "Come to Geneva for all things Swedish — and more — during Swedish Days," 8 June 2017

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First Known Use of lutefisk

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lutefisk

Norwegian, from lute to wash in lye solution + fisk fish

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luteal

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lutein

luteinization

luteinizing hormone

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