noun plural

Gad·​i·​dae ˈgad-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Gadidae (audio)
: a large family of bony fishes (order Anacanthini) including many important food fishes (as the cod, haddock, and pollacks) and several whose livers yield an oil rich in vitamins A and D

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“Gadidae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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