tench

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noun \ ˈtench \

Definition of tench

plural tench or tenches
:a cyprinid fish (Tinca tinca) native to Eurasia but introduced in the U.S. and noted for its ability to survive in poorly oxygenated waters

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Origin and Etymology of tench

Middle English, from Anglo-French tenche, from Late Latin tinca


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