Definition of Gadus merlangus

1. Noun. A food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus.

Exact synonyms: Merlangus Merlangus, Whiting
Generic synonyms: Gadoid, Gadoid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Merlangus, Merlangus
Terms within: Whiting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadus Merlangus

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

Literary usage of Gadus merlangus

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1. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"THE WHITING (Gadus merlangus} Is seldom more than twelve inches in length, and of a slender and tapering form. The scales are small and fine. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"Gadus merlangus, Lin., Bloch 65. (the whiting). A fish well known along the coasts of the ocean, in consequence of its abundance and the lightness of its ..."

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