gadoid

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adjective ga·doid \ˈgā-ˌdȯid, ˈga-\

Definition of gadoid

  1. :  resembling or related to the cods

gadoid

noun

Origin and Etymology of gadoid

New Latin Gadus, genus of fish including the cods (borrowed from Greek gádos “hake, or a similar fish,” probably of pre-Greek substratal origin) + 2-oid, probably after Gadoidae, former family name


First Known Use: circa 1842


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