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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of several soft-rayed food fishes of the family Gadidae, esp. Gadus morhua, of cool, N Atlantic waters.
a closely related fish, Gadus macrocephalus, of the N Pacific.
Origin of cod:
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cape Cod.
cash, or collect, on delivery (purchaser to pay for goods when delivered).
Origin of C.O.D.:
pod, cod, seedcase(noun)
the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
payable by the recipient on delivery
"a collect call"; "the letter came collect"; "a COD parcel"
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across(verb)
fool or hoax
"The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride(adverb)
harass with persistent criticism or carping
"The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
C.O.D., COD, cash on delivery(adverb)
collecting the charges upon delivery
"mail a package C.O.D."
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a white-fleshed fish from the North Atlantic
a husk; a pod; as, a peascod
a small bag or pouch
a pillow or cushion
an important edible fish (Gadus morrhua), taken in immense numbers on the northern coasts of Europe and America. It is especially abundant and large on the Grand Bank of Newfoundland. It is salted and dried in large quantities
Cod is the common name for the genus Gadus of demersal fishes, belonging to the family Gadidae. Cod is also used as part of the common name for a number of other fish species, and there are species suggested to belong to genus Gadus that are not called cod. The two most important species of cod are the Atlantic cod, which lives in the colder waters and deeper sea regions throughout the North Atlantic, and the Pacific cod, found in both eastern and western regions of the northern Pacific. Gadus morhua was named by Linnaeus in 1758. Cod is popular as a food with a mild flavour and a dense, flaky white flesh. Cod livers are processed to make cod liver oil, an important source of vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids. Young Atlantic cod or haddock prepared in strips for cooking is called scrod. In the United Kingdom, Atlantic cod is one of the most common ingredients in fish and chips, along with haddock and plaice. It is also frequently consumed in Portugal, Spain, Italy, France and Brazil. Cod flesh is moist and flaky when cooked and is white in colour.
Translations for cod
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
– a type of edible fish found in northern seas.
- سَمَكُ القَدArabic
- зоол. трескаBulgarian
- bacalhauPortuguese (BR)
- der KabeljauGerman
- ماهی روغن؛ ماهی کادFarsi
- דָג קוֹדHebrew
- sebangsa ikan lautIndonesian
- ikan kodMalay
- ماهی روغن؛ ماهی کادPersian
- يوډول كب دى چه لويه خوله لرېPashto
- morina balığıTurkish
- 鱈魚Chinese (Trad.)
- مچھلی کی ایک قسمUrdu
- cá tuyếtVietnamese
- 鳕Chinese (Simp.)
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