gadid

gadid

[gey-did]
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the cod family, Gadidae.
noun
2.
a gadid fish.
Also, ga·doid, [gey-doid]


Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin Gadidae, equivalent to Gad(us) the cod genus (< Greek gádos a kind of fish) + -idae -id2

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gadid (ˈɡeɪdɪd)
 
n
1.  any marine teleost fish of the family Gadidae, which includes the cod, haddock, whiting, and pollack
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Gadidae
 
[C19: see gadoid]

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