lavaret

[ lav-uh-ret, -er-it ]
/ ˈlæv əˌrɛt, -ər ɪt /

noun

a whitefish, Coregonus lavaretus, found in the lakes of central Europe.

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Origin of lavaret

First recorded in 1860–65; from French, from Franco-Provençal, ultimately from Vulgar Latin lavaricinus (unrecorded); compare Late Latin levaricinus; further origin uncertain
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