Lachs

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From Middle High German lahs, from Old High German lahs, from Proto-West Germanic *lahs, from Proto-Germanic *lahsaz.

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Lachs m (genitive Lachses, plural Lachse)

  1. salmon, lax/lox
  2. longissimus dorsi (core muscle, long back extensor muscle) of the back of slaughtered animals, especially pigs (Schweinelachs or Lachsfleisch), calves (Kalbslachs), and lambs (Lammlachs); part of the rib or chop cuts.

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