pl. -·dock or -·docks
an edible gadoid fish (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) found off the coasts of Europe and North America
Origin of haddockMiddle English hadok ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
nounpl. haddock or had·docks
A food fish (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) of northern Atlantic waters, closely related to and resembling the cod, but having a dark spot above each pectoral fin.
Origin of haddockMiddle English haddok.
(plural haddock or haddocks)
- A marine fish, Melanogrammus aeglefinus, of the North Atlantic, important as a food fish.