saithe

[ seyth, seyth ]
/ seɪθ, seɪð /
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noun, plural saithe. Ichthyology.

Origin of saithe

1625–35; Scots dial. < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse seithr, Icelandic seith
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saithe

/ (seɪθ) /

noun

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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