Definition of Gadidae
1. Noun. Large family of important mostly marine food fishes.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Gadiformes, Order Gadiformes
Member holonyms: Gadoid, Gadoid Fish, Gadus, Genus Gadus, Genus Merlangus, Merlangus, Genus Lota, Lota, Genus Melanogrammus, Melanogrammus, Genus Pollachius, Pollachius, Genus Merluccius, Merluccius, Genus Urophycis, Urophycis, Genus Molva, Molva, Brosmius, Genus Browmius
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gadidae
Literary usage of Gadidae
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 (1885)
"The type in question, indeed, has but little affinity with the gadidae, and it gives me a pleasure, the greater because it is so rare, to find myself in ..."
2. Animal Parasites and Messmates by Beneden (Pierre Joseph) (1885)
"... in the peritoneum of the gadidae in 1837. Ten years afterwards, shortly after a visit from my learned friend, Mons. Kolliker, I discovered that this ..."
3. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical by Royal Microscopical Society (Great Britain) (1877)
"The transition between typical and vaso-dentine, such as that of the gadidae, ... just like that of the gadidae; but above the middle, dentinal tubes ..."