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Webster 1913 Edition


Haddock

Had′dock

(-dŭk)
,
Noun.
[OE.
hadok
,
haddok
, of unknown origin; cf. Ir.
codog
, Gael.
adag
, F.
hadot
.]
(Zool.)
A marine food fish (
Melanogrammus aeglefinus
), allied to the cod, inhabiting the northern coasts of Europe and America. It has a dark lateral line and a black spot on each side of the body, just back of the gills. Galled also
haddie
, and
dickie
.
Norway haddock
,
a marine edible fish (
Sebastes marinus
) of Northern Europe and America. See
Rose fish
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Haddock

HAD'DOCK

,
Noun.
A fish of the genus Gadus or cod, and order of Jugulars. It has a long body, the upper part of a dusky brown color,and the belly of a silvery hue; the lateral line is black. This fish breeds in immense numbers in the northern seas, and constitutes a considerable article of food.

Definition 2022


haddock

haddock

English

drawing of a haddock

Noun

haddock (plural haddock or haddocks)

  1. A marine fish, Melanogrammus aeglefinus, of the North Atlantic, important as a food fish.

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Portuguese

Noun

haddock m (plural haddocks)

  1. Alternative form of hadoque