Definition of Gadus morhua

1. Noun. One of the world's most important commercial fishes.

Exact synonyms: Atlantic Cod
Generic synonyms: Cod, Codfish
Terms within: Cod, Codfish



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadus Morhua

Gadarene
Gaddafi
Gaddum and Schild test
Gadhang
Gadhavi
Gadhelic
Gadidae
Gadiformes
Gaditanian
Gaditanians
Gadjang
Gadsden
Gadus
Gadus macrocephalus
Gadus merlangus
Gadus morhua (current term)
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Gaea
Gael
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Literary usage of Gadus morhua

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1. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Gadus morhua. Presented by BC Brodie, Esq., 1821. 1755. The cranium of a Cod-fish, (the bones of the jaws, and operculum deficient). Gadus morhua. 1756. ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The cod (Gadus morhua) grows larger and fights less gamely than any of the fish already mentioned. It is generally caught with bait used on the bottom from ..."

3. Travels Through Norway and Lapland During the Years 1806, 1807, and 1808 by Leopold von Buch (1813)
"... a species completely different from the common cod, the Gadus morhua. The common cod has three dorsal fins ; the Tusk or Scotch Torsk but one. ..."

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