Definitions for gadiformes
Gadiformes, order Gadiformes(noun)
cods, haddocks, grenadiers; in some classifications considered equivalent to the order Anacanthini
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An order of fish including the families Gadidae (cods), Macrouridae (grenadiers), and hakes. The large Gadidae family includes cod, haddock, whiting, and pollock.