scrod

noun \ˈskräd\

Definition of scrod

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

Variants of scrod

less commonly

\ˈskräd\

Origin and Etymology of scrod

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


First Known Use: 1841


SCROD Defined for English Language Learners

scrod

noun \ˈskräd\

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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