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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Attendees were served multiple hors d’oeuvres, including black cod with miso, spicy salmon tacos, tuna sashimi, as well as chocolate spring rolls, mini pavlova raspberry shiso​ and mochi. Mesfin Fekadu, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Jan. 2023 Start with eggplant cooked tempura-style, gyoza dumplings with black cod, or maybe their wide selection of ceviches and salads. Chris Dwyer, CNN, 15 Nov. 2022 Don’t miss a meal at Pacific Rim, the line’s Asian-fusion spot, which offers delicacies like Peking duck and watermelon salad, chicken and foie gras gyoza, Korean barbecue lamb chops, and miso black cod. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 15 Mar. 2022 The most popular dishes are black cod yuzu miso and wagyu beef tacos. Los Angeles Times, 27 Oct. 2022 By noon, tourists filled the streets, lining up to buy black cod lunch plates and browsing racks of rain jackets. Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News, 17 June 2022 Though cheese and meat (not to mention black cod!) are not uncommon fillings in the flauta extended universe, La Pietra’s are stuffed exclusively with mashed potato, meaning the foundation of the dish is also vegan. oregonlive, 13 Sep. 2022 My food order goes in: a wagyu taco; the black cod; the robata tenderloin from the grill; the robata mushrooms with wafu butter from the grill; the tempura vegetables; and a roll of ebi tempura maki. Bon Appétit Contributor, Bon Appétit, 12 Aug. 2022 For dinner, guests dined on avocado tartlets, wagyu steaks and black cod. Antonia Debianchi, Peoplemag, 23 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of black cod was in 1870

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Cite this Entry

“Black cod.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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