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lingcod

or ling cod

[ ling-kod ]
/ ˈlɪŋˌkɒd /
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noun, plural ling·cods, (especially collectively) ling·cod.
a large-mouthed game fish, Ophiodon elongatus, of the North Pacific, related to the greenling.
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Also called cultus.

Origin of lingcod

First recorded in 1880–85; ling1 + cod1
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British Dictionary definitions for lingcod

lingcod
/ (ˈlɪŋˌkɒd) /

noun plural -cod or -cods
any scorpaenoid food fish of the family Ophiodontidae, esp Ophiodon elongatus, of the N Pacific Ocean
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