Definition of Gadus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Gadidae: the typical codfishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Gadidae, Gadidae
Member holonyms: Cod, Codfish
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadus
Literary usage of Gadus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."