[ gey-doid ]
/ ˈgeɪ dɔɪd /
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British Dictionary definitions for gadoid
/ (ˈɡeɪdɔɪd) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Anacanthini, an order of marine soft-finned fishes typically having the pectoral and pelvic fins close together and small cycloid scales. The group includes gadid fishes and hake
any gadoid fish
Word Origin for gadoid
C19: from New Latin Gadidae, from gadus cod; see -oid
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