noun had·dock \ˈha-dək\

: a fish that lives in the Atlantic Ocean and that is often eaten as food

plural haddock also haddocks

Full Definition of HADDOCK

:  an important food fish (Melanogrammus aeglefinus syn. Gadus aeglefinus) of the cod family occurring on both sides of the North Atlantic that has a black lateral line and dark patch above the pectoral fin

Origin of HADDOCK

Middle English haddok
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with HADDOCK

HADDOCKS Defined for Kids


noun had·dock \ˈha-dək\
plural haddock or haddocks

Definition of HADDOCK for Kids

:  a fish of the northern Atlantic Ocean that is related to the cod and is often used for food


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