Arctic char

or arctic char


noun

a salmonid, Salvelinus alpinus, that inhabits arctic lakes and streams throughout the Northern Hemisphere: considered a food delicacy.

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Origin of Arctic char

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for Arctic char

arctic char

noun

a char, Salvelinus alpinus, that occurs in northern and arctic seas
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