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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cusk  \Cusk\  (k?sk),  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  edible,  marine  fish  ({Brosmius  brosme}),  allied  to 
  the  cod,  common  on  the  northern  coasts  of  Europe  and  America; 
  --  called  also  {tusk}  and  {torsk}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cusk 
  n  1:  flesh  of  a  lean-fleshed  cod-like  fish  of  North  Atlantic 
  waters 
  2:  large  edible  marine  fish  of  northern  coastal  waters;  related 
  to  cod  [syn:  {torsk},  {Brosme  brosme}] 
  3:  elongate  freshwater  cod  of  northern  Europe  and  Asia  and 
  North  America  having  barbels  around  its  mouth  [syn:  {burbot}, 
  {eelpout},  {ling},  {Lota  lota}] 




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