Definition of torsk in English:

torsk

noun

  • A North Atlantic fish of the cod family, occurring in deep water and of some commercial importance.

    Also called cusk
    • ‘Place cut-up leek in bottom of glass baking pan; add torsk, and cut-up fresh mushrooms.’

Origin

Early 18th century: from Norwegian torsk, from Old Norse thorskr; probably related to thurr dry.

Pronunciation:

torsk

/tôrsk/