schrod

[ skrod ]
/ skrɒd /

noun

Definition for schrod (2 of 2)

scrod

or schrod

[ skrod ]
/ skrɒd /

noun

a young Atlantic codfish or haddock, especially one split for cooking.

Origin of scrod

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for schrod

scrod

/ (skrɒd) /

noun

US a young cod or haddock, esp one split and prepared for cooking

Word Origin for scrod

C19: perhaps from obsolete Dutch schrood, from Middle Dutch schrode shred (n); the name perhaps refers to the method of preparing the fish for cooking
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