Dictionary

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\

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\

Browse

3 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: pollamPrevious Word in the Dictionary: poll (verb)All Words Near: pollack
July 06, 2015
categorical Hear it
absolute or relating to a category
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears