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1. codfish

noun. major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters.

Synonyms

  • burbot
  • Pacific cod
  • Gadus morhua
  • gadoid
  • Alaska cod
  • Lota lota
  • scrod
  • genus Gadus
  • codling
  • schrod
  • Gadus
  • Gadus macrocephalus
  • Atlantic cod
  • ling
  • eelpout
  • gadoid fish
  • cusk

Antonyms

  • undue
  • spiny-finned fish

Etymology

  • cod (English)
  • codd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. codfish

noun. lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached.

Synonyms

  • salt cod
  • Atlantic cod
  • saltwater fish
  • Gadus morhua

Etymology

  • cod (English)
  • codd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word codfish


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can cook ling cod the same as other types of codfish.

2. Adjective
This oil, that is made from codfish livers, has important ingredients for overall health and especially for women’s quality of life.

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