lutefisk

[loo-tuh-fisk]

noun Scandinavian Cookery.

dried cod tenderized by soaking in lye, which is rinsed out before cooking.

Origin of lutefisk

< Norwegian lutefisk or Swedish lutfisk, equivalent to lut lye + fisk fish
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