[seyth, seyth]

noun, plural saithe. Ichthyology.

Origin of saithe

1625–35; Scots dial. < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse seithr, Icelandic seith Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British another name for coalfish

Word Origin for saithe

C19: from Old Norse seithr coalfish; compare Gaelic saigh, saighean coalfish, Irish saoidhean young of fish
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