tomcod

[ tom-kod ]
/ ˈtɒmˌkɒd /

noun, plural (especially collectively) tom·cod, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) tom·cods.

either of two small cods, Microgadus tomcod, of the Atlantic Ocean, or M. proximus, of the Pacific Ocean.
any of various similar fishes.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Also called tommycod.

Origin of tomcod

1715–25; Tom (Thumb) + cod1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for tomcod