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Arctic char

or arctic char

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noun
  1. 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
  1. a char, Salvelinus alpinus, that occurs in northern and arctic seas
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