from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or belonging to the fish family Gadidae, which includes the cods and the hakes.
- n. A fish of the family Gadidae.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to cod or the Gadidae family.
- n. Any fish of the family Gadidae
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the family of fishes (Gadidæ) which includes the cod, haddock, and hake.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or having the characters of the Gadidæ or Gadoidea.
- n. A fish of the family Gadidæ; a gadid. Also gadean.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
Life history and ecology of the gadoid resources of the Barents Sea.
Atlantic cod is the most abundant gadoid species in the northern North
In 1992, Dr. Steven Murawski, now National Marine Fisheries Service's chief scientist, wrote, "Given the current high abundance of skates and dogfish, it may not be possible to increase gadoid (cod and haddock) and flounder abundance without 'extracting' some of the current standing stock."