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gadid

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

Origin of gadid

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

  • The cod family (Gadid) has many species in northern seas and a few south of the equator.

    Zoology: The Science of Animal Life

    Ernest Ingersoll


British Dictionary definitions for gadid

gadid

noun
  1. any marine teleost fish of the family Gadidae, which includes the cod, haddock, whiting, and pollack
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Gadidae
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Word Origin

C19: see gadoid
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