1. 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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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

Word Origin for gadid

C19: see gadoid
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