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haddock

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noun had·dock \ˈha-dək\

Simple Definition of haddock

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

Full Definition of haddock

plural haddock also haddocks

  1. :  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


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