hake

noun
\ ˈhāk How to pronounce hake (audio) \

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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Fresh tomatoes go into simple fish stews with Atlantic hake (part of the codfish family, but less well-known than cod) and skillets full of vegetables with corn kernels and plenty of herbs. BostonGlobe.com, "Freeze those ripe tomatoes for the middle of winter, when they’ll brighten a dreary day - The Boston Globe," 10 Sep. 2019 Harvests of the Argentine hake, traditionally the largest fish catch in Uruguay, have plummeted. Chris Mooney, Anchorage Daily News, "Large parts of the globe have already passed a crucial climate threshold," 11 Sep. 2019 We’re talking cod, haddock, hake, pollock, and halibut. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appétit, "Can You Actually Swap Fish In a Recipe?," 1 Aug. 2019 The tiny menu generally offers just two options per course, with ceviche, scallops, and hake as common options alongside a wine list by local producers. Kaitlin Menza, Town & Country, "The Best Things to Do in Valparaiso, Chile," 23 July 2019 In their second Slow Food contribution, fillets of steamed hake rest in a fragrant broth along with plump peas and steamed cockles. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "This Recipe Delivers an Early Taste of Spring," 8 Mar. 2019 The flavors of smoked hake pupusas waltz together with unexpected grace. Devra First, BostonGlobe.com, "How does Fenway Eventide stack up to the original?," 4 June 2018 Other species removed from the overfishing list included stocks of sailfish, winter flounder, and blue king crab, while other additions included stocks of greater amberjack, red grouper, and red hake. Patrick Whittle, BostonGlobe.com, "US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low," 18 May 2018 Other species removed from the overfishing list included stocks of sailfish, winter flounder and blue king crab, while other additions included stocks of greater amberjack, red grouper and red hake. Washington Post, "US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of hake

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hake

Middle English

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hake

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hake

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

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