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scrod

also schrod  (skrŏd)
n. pl. scrod also schrod
A small cod or similar fish, such as haddock or hake, especially one split and boned for cooking.

[Possibly back-formation (influenced by cod codfish) from English dialectal (Cornwall) scrawed fish, from scraw, scroal, to prepare (young fish) by splitting, salting, partial drying, and broiling.]

scrod

(skrɒd)
n
(Animals) US a young cod or haddock, esp one split and prepared for cooking
[C19: perhaps from obsolete Dutch schrood, from Middle Dutch schrode shred (n); the name perhaps refers to the method of preparing the fish for cooking]

scrod

schrod

(skrɒd)

n.
a young Atlantic codfish or haddock, esp. one split for cooking.
[1835–45, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrod - flesh of young Atlantic cod weighing up to 2 pounds; also young haddock and pollock; often broiled
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
2.scrod - young Atlantic cod or haddock especially one split and boned for cooking
codfish, cod - major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters