gadoid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gadoid a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Gadoid (Zoöl) Of or pertaining to the family of fishes (Gadidæ) which includes the cod, haddock, and hake.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gadoid Pertaining to or having the characters of the Gadidæ or Gadoidea.
    • n gadoid A fish of the family Gadidæ; a gadid. Also gadean.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Gadoid gā′doid pertaining to the Gadidæ, or cod-fishes
    • n Gadoid a fish of this family
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. gadus, cod + -oid,: cf. F. gadoïde, gadoid, Gr. a sort of fish, F. gade,