Tomcod meaning

tŏmkŏd
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Either of two edible marine fishes, Microgadus tomcod of North American Atlantic waters or M. proximus of northern Pacific waters, closely related to and resembling the cod.
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Any of a genus (Microgadus) of small, marine, gadoid food fishes.
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A species of edible cod found in the Atlantic, Microgadus tomcod.
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Microgadus proximus, found in the Pacific.
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A jack (fish).
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Origin of tomcod

  • French tacaud?, probably influenced by Tom, tom

    From Wiktionary