[ kal-er, kah-ler ]
/ ˈkæl ər, ˈkɑ lər /

adjective Scot. and North England.

(of fruit, fish, vegetables, etc.) fresh; recently picked or caught.

Origin of caller

1325–75; Middle English, north. variant of calver fresh, alive (said of fish) < ? Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for most-caller (1 of 2)

/ (ˈkɔːlə) /


a person or thing that calls, esp a person who makes a brief visit
Australian a racing commentator

British Dictionary definitions for most-caller (2 of 2)

/ (ˈkælə); (Scottish ˈkælər, ˈkɒlər) /

adjective Scot

(of food, esp fish) fresh
coola caller breeze

Word Origin for caller

C14: perhaps a Scottish variant of calver to prepare fresh salmon or trout in a certain way; perhaps from Old English calwer curds, from a fancied resemblance with the flaked flesh of the fish
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