ling cod

lingcod

[ling-kod]
noun, plural lingcods (especially collectively) lingcod.
a large-mouthed game fish, Ophiodon elongatus, of the North Pacific, related to the greenling.
Also, ling cod.
Also called cultus.


Origin:
1880–85; ling1 + cod1

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lingcod (ˈlɪŋˌkɒd)
 
n , pl -cod, -cods
any scorpaenoid food fish of the family Ophiodontidae, esp Ophiodon elongatus, of the N Pacific Ocean

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