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[ling-kod] /ˈlɪŋˌkɒd/
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 of lingcod
1880-85; ling1 + cod1 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for lingcod
  • After you catch your lingcod, you can catch your remaining rockfish at your favorite pinnacle.
  • lingcod length is measured from the nose tip to the fork in the tail, wet weight.
  • lingcod, cabezone and rockfish swim in and out of view.
  • Charter operators and crew members may not retain lingcod while clients are on board the vessel.
British Dictionary definitions for lingcod


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