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cod·fish

 (kŏd′fĭsh′)
n.
Variant of cod1.

codfish

(ˈkɒdˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a cod, esp Gadus morhua

cod

(kɒd)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -cod, (esp. for kinds or species) -cods.
1. any of several soft-rayed food fishes of the family Gadidae, esp. Gadus morhua, of cool, N Atlantic waters.
2. a closely related fish, Gadus macrocephalus, of the N Pacific.
[1325–75]

Cod

(kɒd)

n.
Cape, Cape Cod.

COD.

or cod.,

codex.

C.O.D.

or c.o.d.,

cash, or collect, on delivery (purchaser to pay for goods when delivered).
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.codfish - lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fishcodfish - lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua - one of the world's most important commercial fishes
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
salt cod - codfish preserved in salt; must be desalted and flaked by soaking in water and pounding; used in e.g. codfish cakes
2.codfish - major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
gadoid, gadoid fish - a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
Gadus, genus Gadus - type genus of the Gadidae: the typical codfishes
codling - young codfish
Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua - one of the world's most important commercial fishes
Alaska cod, Gadus macrocephalus, Pacific cod - closely related to Atlantic cod
burbot, Lota lota, eelpout, cusk, ling - elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth
schrod, scrod - young Atlantic cod or haddock especially one split and boned for cooking
Translations

codfish

[ˈkɒdfɪʃ] N (codfish or codfishes (pl)) → bacalao m
References in classic literature ?
Comes here yesterday and says to me, reproachful-like, as I was lifting a twenty-pound codfish out of my boat,
Hussey wore a polished necklace of codfish vertebra; and Hosea Hussey had his account books bound in superior old shark-skin.
As soon as I arrived, I sent a penitential codfish and barrel of oysters to Joe (as reparation for not having gone myself), and then went on to Barnard's Inn.
Salted codfish, not of the best quality, was now on her table.
A codfish of sixty pounds, caught in the bay, had been dissolved into the rich liquid of a chowder.
Codfish and parsnips, two chops to follow, hot-and-hot, or I'll be the death of you, for Number Four.
It is all head and no body, like the pictures of the Goddess Laverna, -- or, at best, all head and shoulders, like a codfish.
The chef's exquisite seven-course menu includes smoked mackerel on vegetables; almond vichyssoise with smoked duck; seabass with orange and fennel; codfish in pil pil, potato, onion and egg; slow braised rib with dry tomato risotto, sheep cheese mousse, cassis sorbet; and sponge cake with lemon curd.
The seven-course menu offered during the Gastronomic Week includes smoked mackerel on vegetables; almond vichyssoise with smoked duck; seabass with orange and fennel; codfish in pilpil, potato, onion and egg; slow braised rib with dry tomato risotto, sheep cheese mousse, cassis sorbet; and sponge cake with lemon curd.
For the main entree you had a choice between the Honey Soy Glazed Alaskan Codfish, Creamy Potato, Risotto and the Surf and Turf of Grilled Beef Tenderloin and Rock Lobster Thermidor, which made me wonder if someone actually chose the fish.
It combines classic dishes like fish & chips using battered fried codfish, authentic Mexican style burritos, barbecue chicken wings, aromatic kofta wraps or platters along with fresh salads and garnishes.
Toast with coconut butter and honey, two boiled eggs, cranberry juice, cappuccino with coconut milk and brown sugar and my cocktail of vitamins (D, codfish oil, C and magnesium).