gadoid definition by Webster's New World
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of or like the family (Gadidae, order Gadiformes) of bony fishes including cod, hake, and burbot
Origin: ; from Modern Latin gadus, cod ; from Classical Greek gados, kind of fish plush -oid
any fish of this family
gadoid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or belonging to the fish family Gadidae, which includes the cods and the hakes.noun
A fish of the family Gadidae.
Origin: New Latin Gadus, fish genus (from Greek gados, a kind of fish) + -oid.