ling·​cod | \ ˈliŋ-ˌkäd How to pronounce lingcod (audio) \

Definition of lingcod

: a large often greenish-fleshed fish (Ophiodon elongatus) of the Pacific coast of North America that is an important food and sport fish and belongs to the same family as the greenlings

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Recent Examples on the Web Likewise, a lingcod fishery continues through year’s end with a 32,600-pound harvest. Anchorage Daily News, 9 Aug. 2021 The deep sea fishing season for rockfish and lingcod opens April 1, with a forecast of banner limit catches. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Mar. 2021 Fish processing and vacuum packing come with all-inclusive programs, so your salmon, halibut, or lingcod fillets and steaks will be flash frozen, packaged, and ready to go upon your departure. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 9 Sep. 2020 Salmon and/or steelhead, bass (large or smallmouth), panfish, rockfish (including greenling, lingcod and rockfish) and catfish. oregonlive, 14 Aug. 2020 Up to 80 local boats supply a mix of salmon, halibut, rockfish, lingcod, sablefish and more to the program. Anchorage Daily News, 9 June 2020 In the next moments, all around me, lines were tight and various species of fish landed on the deck — lingcod, yellow-eye, black bass, even a mottled, black-and-orange, non-pelagic rockfish with venomous quills. Anchorage Daily News, 27 Apr. 2020 Unwind nearby with a craft beer and lingcod and chips at Batch 44 Brewery & Kitchen, Sechelt’s first craft brewery. Terry Ward, Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Feb. 2020 With large fang-like teeth, lingcod are marine predators prized for their large fillets of mild, flakey meat. Nick Rahaim,, 17 June 2019

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Lingcod.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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