Definition of charr
noun (plural same)
- a trout-like freshwater or marine fish of northern countries, valued as a food and game fish.
- Genus Salvelinus, family Salmonidae: several species, in particular the red-bellied Arctic charr (S. alpinus), which occurs in Arctic waters, and the North American brook charr or brook trout (S. fontinalis)
mid 17th century: perhaps of Celtic origin