black cod


Definition of black cod

: a large gray to blackish bony fish (Anoplopoma fimbria of the family Anoplomatidae) of the Pacific coast that is an important food fish and has a liver rich in vitamins

called also sablefish

Examples of black cod in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Homer also was paying the most for black cod with prices ranging from $1.10 for under two pounders to $6.25 for 7-ups with Sitka not far behind, according to the Fish Ticket by Alaska Boats and Permits in Homer. Anchorage Daily News, 9 Aug. 2021 Some of Green’s dishes include achiote roasted carrots with tahini crema, sweet corn risotto, scallops with heirloom tomato and Persian cucumber and a wide variety of fresh seafood, including Baja oysters, Pacific octopus, black cod and scallops. San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 June 2021 The winner is Gabe, whose dish of steamed black cod in a banana leaf, with crispy skin and salsa Veracruzana, boasted an especially tasty sauce, and was a recipe Gourdet was able to reproduce successfully. oregonlive, 28 May 2021 Some — like Gabe and Dawn’s dishes — look almost identical, and Gabe actually ends up winning the whole challenge with his steamed black cod dish. Vulture, 7 June 2021 Honkola walked a tray of sizzling salmon to a table that also held deer hot dogs, seaweed salad, moose steaks, black cod and halibut — and cheese puffs. Emily Mesner, Anchorage Daily News, 23 May 2021 All the classics, including Nobu's beloved black cod miso and yellowtail jalapeño, are served, along with a selection of dishes uniquely tailored to London. Travel + Leisure, 25 May 2021 But black cod is incredibly abundant in Oregon waters. oregonlive, 11 May 2021 Alaskan black cod is a marvelous fish, often cloyed with sweet sauces, but here its essential flavor is unmasked, served in a delicate clam stock foam. John Mariani, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of black cod

1870, in the meaning defined above

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15 Sep 2021

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“Black cod.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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