of or like the family (Gadidae, order Gadiformes) of bony fishes including cod, hake, and burbot
Origin of gadoid; from Modern Latin gadus, cod ; from Classical Greek gados, kind of fish + -oid
any fish of this family
A fish of the suborder Gadoidei, which includes the cods and the hakes.
Origin of gadoidNew Latin Gadus, fish genus including the Atlantic cod (from Greek gados, a kind of fish) + –oid.
(comparative more gadoid, superlative most gadoid)
- Of or pertaining to cod or the Gadidae family.
- Any fish of the family Gadidae
From modern Latin gadus, from Ancient Greek γάδος (gados, “cod”).