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hake

 (hāk)
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.]

hake

(heɪk)
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]

hake

(heɪk)
n
(Cookery) a wooden frame for drying cheese or fish
[C18: variant of heck2]

hake

(heɪk)

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hake - the lean flesh of a fish similar to codhake - 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
gadoid, gadoid fish - a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
Merluccius bilinearis, silver hake, whiting - found off Atlantic coast of North America
ling - American hakes
Translations

hake

[heɪk] N (hake or hakes (pl)) → merluza f

hake

[ˈheɪk] n (= food) → colin m (ZOOLOGY)merlu m

hake

nSee- or Meerhecht m, → Hechtdorsch m

hake

[heɪk] nnasello
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With the exception of the largest individuals (grouped into two heterogeneous length classes), all remaining hakes in the sample were grouped into 5-cm length classes.