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gadoid

[gey-doid]
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adjective, noun
  1. gadid.
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Origin of gadoid

1835–45; < New Latin Gad(us) (see gadid) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for gadoid

gadoid

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
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noun
  1. any gadoid fish
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Word Origin

C19: from New Latin Gadidae, from gadus cod; see -oid
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