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Definition of "gadoid" []

  • Of or belonging to the fish family Gadidae, which includes the cods and the hakes. (adjective)
  • A fish of the family Gadidae. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gadoid" in a sentence
  • "Life history and ecology of the gadoid resources of the Barents Sea."
  • "Atlantic cod is the most abundant gadoid species in the northern North"
  • "In 1992, Dr. Steven Murawski, now National Marine Fisheries Service's chief scientist, wrote, "Given the current high abundance of skates and dogfish, it may not be possible to increase gadoid (cod and haddock) and flounder abundance without 'extracting' some of the current standing stock.""