cod-liver oil


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cod-liv·er oil

 (kŏd′lĭv′ər)
n.
An oil obtained from the liver of cod and related fishes and used as a dietary source of vitamins A and D.
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cod-liver oil

n
(Pharmacology) an oil extracted from the livers of cod and related fish, rich in vitamins A and D and used to treat deficiency of these vitamins
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cod′-liv`er oil`


n.
an oil extracted from the liver of cod and related fishes, used chiefly as a source of vitamins A and D.
[1605–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations

cod-liver oil

[ˈkɒdlɪvərˈɔɪl] Naceite m de hígado de bacalao
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cod-liver oil

[ˈkɒdlɪvərˈɔɪl] nolio di fegato di merluzzo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cod

(kod) plural cod
– a type of edible fish found in northern seas.
cod-liver oil
an oil obtained from cod's liver, rich in vitamins A and D.
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