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gadid

[ gey-did ]
/ ˈgeɪ dɪd /
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adjective

belonging or pertaining to the cod family, Gadidae.

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for gadid

gadid
/ (ˈɡeɪdɪd) /

noun

any marine teleost fish of the family Gadidae, which includes the cod, haddock, whiting, and pollack

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Gadidae

Word Origin for gadid

C19: see gadoid
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