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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cod′-liv`er oil`(n.)

  1. an oil extracted from the liver of cod and related fishes, used chiefly as a source of vitamins A and D.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of cod-liver oil:

1605–15

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cod-liver oil, cod liver oil(noun)

    an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D


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cod-liver oil

an oil obtained from cod's liver, rich in vitamins A and D.

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