a salmonid, Salvelinus alpinus, that inhabits arctic lakes and streams throughout the Northern Hemisphere: considered a food delicacy.
The Arctic char eyeball, on the other hand, which I had the day after—a raw eyeball is a whole other matter.
How to Think With Your Gut Mindy Farabee April 8, 2013
For the adventurous, try the reindeer or puffin; for those feeling fishy, go for Arctic char or the array of sushi.
Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt November 12, 2009
a char, Salvelinus alpinus, that occurs in northern and arctic seas
- Arctic bonito
noun skipjack tuna; also called aku , oceanic bonito , skippies , striped tuna , victor fish , watermelon Examples The arctic bonito is a small tuna of 6-8 pounds with light-colored meat similar to yellowfin. Usage Note cooking
- Arctic circle
an imaginary line drawn parallel to the equator, at 23°28prime; S of the North Pole: between the North Frigid Zone and the North Temperate Zone. Contemporary Examples Video journalist Kieron Bryan was captured while filming a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic Circle. Kieron Bryan: British Journalist Held Without Trial in Russia Nico Hines September 26, […]
- Arctic current
. a cold ocean current flowing S along the Labrador coast through Davis Strait to the Grand Banks where it divides, the E branch joining the North Atlantic Current and the W branch flowing into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. noun a cold ocean current flowing southwards off the coast of Labrador and meeting the […]
- Arctic daisy
a daisy, Chrysanthemum arcticum, of arctic regions, having asterlike heads of white or lilac flowers.