sliced salmon rubbed with salt, sugar, pepper, and dill, marinated, and served with a mustard sauce
Origin of gravlaxScand, probably Swedish from gravad, cured with spices + lax, salmon
Raw, thinly sliced, cured salmon seasoned with dill and served usually as an appetizer.
Origin of gravlaxSwedish grava to bury (from the original process of curing it in the ground) ; see ghrebh-2 in Indo-European roots. lax salmon ; see laks- in Indo-European roots.