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gadoid

[gey-doid] /ˈgeɪ dɔɪd/
adjective, noun
1.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < New Latin Gad(us) (see gadid) + -oid
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gadoid

/ˈɡeɪdɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Anacanthini, an order of marine soft-finned fishes typically having the pectoral and pelvic fins close together and small cycloid scales. The group includes gadid fishes and hake
noun
2.
any gadoid fish
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Gadidae, from gadus cod; see -oid
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