cod liver oil

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Noun1.cod liver oil - an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishescod liver oil - an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D
animal oil - any oil obtained from animal substances
cod oil - an inferior cod-liver oil that is used in leather manufacturing
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Carrots, pumpkin fruit, butter, liver, codliver oil (Scots emulsion) were not highly consumed (less than once a week).
Since then he has had regular checkups and his owners feed him codliver oil to help stave off crippling arthritis.
Codliver oil was first used as a therapeutic agent in the 1770s.