\ ˈsāth How to pronounce saithe (audio) , ˈsāt͟h \
plural saithe

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Recent Examples on the Web Some species, such as saithe, tended to break their spines and bleed internally when shocked; others, such as cod, struggled much less. Ferris Jabr, Hakai Magazine, "Fish Feel Pain. Now What?," 8 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of saithe

1632, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for saithe

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse seithr coalfish

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“Saithe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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