haddock

noun had·dock \ ˈha-dək \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of haddock

plural haddock also haddocks
: an important food fish (Melanogrammus aeglefinus synonym Gadus aeglefinus) of the cod family occurring on both sides of the North Atlantic that has a black lateral line and dark patch above the pectoral fin

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Origin and Etymology of haddock

Middle English haddok


HADDOCK Defined for English Language Learners

haddock

noun

Definition of haddock for English Language Learners

  • : a fish that lives in the Atlantic Ocean and that is often eaten as food


HADDOCK Defined for Kids

haddock

noun had·dock \ ˈha-dək \

Definition of haddock for Students

plural haddock or haddocks
: a fish of the northern Atlantic Ocean that is related to the cod and is often used for food


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