hake

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noun \ˈhāk\

Definition of hake

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

Origin and Etymology of hake

Middle English


First Known Use: 14th century


HAKE Defined for English Language Learners

hake

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noun \ˈhāk\

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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