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pollack

noun pol·lack \ˈpä-lək\
plural pollack or pollock

Definition of POLLACK

1
:  a commercially important North Atlantic food fish (Pollachius virens) related to and resembling the cods but darker
2
:  a commercially important northern Pacific food fish (Theragra chalcogramma) of the cod family that closely resembles the pollack —called also walleye pollack

Variants of POLLACK

pol·lack or pol·lock \ˈpä-lək\
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Origin of POLLACK

Middle English poullok, perhaps from ScotGael pollag or Irish pollóg
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with POLLACK

POLLACK Defined for Kids

pollack

noun pol·lack \ˈpä-lək\
plural pollack or pollock

Definition of POLLACK for Kids

:  either of two fishes of the northern Atlantic Ocean and the northern Pacific Ocean that are related to the cod and are often used for food

Variants of POLLACK

pol·lack or pol·lock \ˈpä-lək\

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