codfish

[kod-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) codfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) codfishes.
cod1.

Origin:
1880–85; cod1 + fish

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codfish (ˈkɒdˌfɪʃ)
 
n , pl -fish, -fishes
a cod, esp Gadus morhua

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They are made of substantives unchanged: codfish, jitney.
The codfish catch is declining, and nets are coming up empty.
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