hake

noun \ ˈhāk \
|Updated on: 9 Jun 2018

Definition of hake

: any of several marine food fishes (as of the genera Merluccius and Urophycis) related to the Atlantic cod

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Origin and Etymology of hake

Middle English


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Definition of hake for English Language Learners

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



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