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n. pl. hake or hakes
Any of various marine food fishes chiefly of the genera Merluccius and Urophycis, closely related to and resembling the cods.
[Middle English, possibly from Old English haca, hook (from the shape of its lower jaw); see keg- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl hake or hakes
1. (Animals) any gadoid food fish of the genus Merluccius, such as M. merluccius (European hake), of the N hemisphere, having an elongated body with a large head and two dorsal fins
2. (Animals) any North American fish of the genus Urophycis, similar and related to Merluccius species
3. (Animals) Austral another name for barracouta
[C15: perhaps from Old Norse haki hook; compare Old English hacod pike; see hook]
(Cookery) a wooden frame for drying cheese or fish
[C18: variant of heck2]
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n., pl. (esp. collectively) hake, (esp. for kinds or species) hakes.
any of various codlike marine food fishes of the genera Merluccius and Urophycis.
[1275–1325; Middle English; probably Old English haca hook]
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|Noun||1.||hake - the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod|
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.||hake - any of several marine food fishes related to cod|
ling - American hakes
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hake[heɪk] N (hake or hakes (pl)) → merluza f
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