Definition of Gadus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Gadidae: the typical codfishes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Gadus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Gadidae, Gadidae
Member holonyms: Cod, Codfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadus

Gadaba
Gadamerian
Gadang
Gadarene
Gaddafi
Gaddum and Schild test
Gadhang
Gadhavi
Gadhelic
Gadidae
Gadiformes
Gaditanian
Gaditanians
Gadjang
Gadsden
Gadus (current term)
Gadus macrocephalus
Gadus merlangus
Gadus morhua
Gae Bulg
Gaea
Gael
Gaelic
Gaelic-speaking
Gaelic coffee
Gaelic coffees
Gaelic football
Gaelic games
Gaelic handball
Gaelophone

Literary usage of Gadus

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"reviewer, restricted the name Gadus to the genus named Melanogrammus and retained ... The genus Gadus as here defined does not embrace a number of species ..."

2. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1862)
"369. 1. Gadus ». Gadus et Merlangus, Cuc. Ke/fne Anim. Gadus, sp., Artedi, Genera, p. 19. Morua et Merlangus, Risso, Ear. ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"FAMILY I, GADITES, This family is almost wholly composed of the great genus Gadus, Lin.(l) Recognized by the ventrals, which are pointed and attached to the ..."

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