• smoked salmon

Example Sentences

  • The salmon is perfect on its own with a bagel or cream cheese or can also be used to make the US-classic lox and eggs, scrambled egg with pieces of smoked salmon in it.

Languages of Origin



לאַקס laks

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)


North America


The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

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