A fish of the suborder Gadoidei, which includes the cods and the hakes.
Of or like the family (Gadidae, order Gadiformes) of bony fishes including cod, hake, and burbot.
Any fish of this family.
Other Word Forms
Origin of gadoid
- New Latin Gadus fish genus including the Atlantic cod (from Greek gados a kind of fish) –oid
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From modern Latin gadus, from Ancient Greek γάδος (gados, “cod”).