[ gey-did ]
/ ˈgeɪ dɪd /
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belonging or pertaining to the cod family, Gadidae.
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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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
/ (ˈɡeɪdɪd) /
any marine teleost fish of the family Gadidae, which includes the cod, haddock, whiting, and pollack
of, relating to, or belonging to the Gadidae
Word Origin for gadid
C19: see gadoid
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