- either of two small cods, Microgadus tomcod, of the Atlantic Ocean, or M. proximus, of the Pacific Ocean.
- any of various similar fishes.
Origin of tomcod
Also called tommycod.
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I noted the tomcod married to the hake, and the shark wedded to the swordfish.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands
George Francis Train