Snoek meaning

sno͝ok
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A long thin marine food fish (Thyrsites atun) of the family Gempylidae, widely distributed in the Southern Hemisphere.
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(South Africa) An edible fish, Thyrsites atun, native to South African (Cape), South American and Australian waters, often smoked or salted.
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(South Africa, Natal) The queen mackerel, Scomberomorous lineolatus.
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(South Africa, Transkei) Any of several species of barracuda.
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Origin of snoek

  • Afrikaans from Middle Dutch snoec northern pike

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Afrikaans, from Dutch zeesnoek (“sea pike").

    From Wiktionary