scrod

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noun \ˈskräd\
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Definition of scrod

  1. :  a young fish (such as a cod or haddock); especially :  one split and boned for cooking

Origin and Etymology of scrod

probably from British dialect (Cornwall) scrawed, past participle of scraw, scrawl to split, salt, and lightly dry (young fish)


SCROD Defined for English Language Learners

scrod

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Definition of scrod for English Language Learners

  • : a young fish (such as a cod or a haddock) that is eaten as food

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