- belonging or pertaining to the cod family, Gadidae.
- a gadid fish.
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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Examples from the Web for gadid
The cod family (Gadid) has many species in northern seas and a few south of the equator.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life
- any marine teleost fish of the family Gadidae, which includes the cod, haddock, whiting, and pollack
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Gadidae
C19: see gadoid