noun \ˈskräd\
variants: or less commonly


Definition of scrod

  1. :  a young fish (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)

First Known Use: 1841

SCROD Defined for English Language Learners


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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