Definition of Lutefisk

1. Noun. Dried cod soaked in a lye solution before boiling to give it a gelatinous consistency.

Exact synonyms: Lutfisk
Generic synonyms: Dish
Geographical relationships: Scandinavia



Definition of Lutefisk

1. Noun. A traditional Nordic dish made from stockfish and soda lye. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lutefisk

1. dried codfish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lutefisk

lutations
lute
lute-backed
lutea
luteal
luteal cell
luteal phase defect
luteal phase deficiency
luteal phases
lutecia
lutecian
lutecium
luteciums
luted
lutefisk (current term)
lutefisks
luteic
lutein
lutein cells
luteinise
luteinised unruptured follicle syndrome
luteinising
luteinising hormone releasing factor
luteinization
luteinizations
luteinize
luteinized
luteinizes

Literary usage of Lutefisk

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1. Silviculture: From the Crane of Forestry to Ecosystem Management edited by Louise H. Foley (1998)
"Speaking of lutefisk. Do you remember that nasty camp counselor I mentioned to you who was at our camp in Petersburg, AK, and told all those stories about ..."

2. Read & Understand Celebrating Diversity Grades 1-2 by Jill Norris (2000)
"Granny likes hers with lutefisk. (lutefisk is cod that has been soaked in lye.) I put brown sugar and butter on mine. I roll it up. ..."

3. Adventure Guide to the Pacific Northwest by Don Young, Marjorie Young (1999)
"A Viking Fest and Medieval Faire are held in Poulsbo in May, Skandia Midsommarfest in June, Oktoberfest in September, a lutefisk Dinner in October, ..."

4. Norway by Martin Gostelow (2002)
"Dried cod softened with caustic soda solution for two days, and washed for two more, becomes lutefisk. Glutinous and strongly flavoured, it's served poached ..."

5. Taken for Grantedby Michael W. Paulson by Michael W. Paulson (2005)
"I hear they use the lutefisk!" For many seconds Velasco tapped the side of his broad nose in thought. Finally he said, "I don't think so. ..."

6. Statistical Abstract of the United States by United States. Bureau of the Census, United States Dept. of the Treasury. Bureau of Statistics, United States Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce (1879)
"X Not applicable. • Includes homogenized condensed fish. s Fresh water mussel included with marine shell. 1 Includes lutefisk from dried cod. ..."

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