gadoid

Definitions of gadoid
  1. noun
    a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
    synonyms: gadoid fish
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    cod, codfish
    major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
    Gadus merlangus, Merlangus merlangus, whiting
    a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus
    Melanogrammus aeglefinus, haddock
    important food fish on both sides of the Atlantic; related to cod but usually smaller
    Pollachius pollachius, pollack, pollock
    important food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod
    hake
    any of several marine food fishes related to cod
    Molva molva, ling
    elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe; often salted and dried
    Brosme brosme, cusk, torsk
    large edible marine fish of northern coastal waters; related to cod
    grenadier, rattail, rattail fish
    deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail
    codling
    young codfish
    Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua
    one of the world's most important commercial fishes
    Alaska cod, Gadus macrocephalus, Pacific cod
    closely related to Atlantic cod
    Lota lota, burbot, cusk, eelpout, ling
    elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth
    schrod, scrod
    young Atlantic cod or haddock especially one split and boned for cooking
    Merluccius bilinearis, silver hake, whiting
    found off Atlantic coast of North America
    ling
    American hakes
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    malacopterygian, soft-finned fish
    any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
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