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Gadus

Definition:

the type genus of the Gadidae; includes typical codfishes

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Gadus*
(* Gadus may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Latin gadus ("cod"), from Ancient Greek γάδος (gados, "cod").
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

New World Dictionary:

cod | cods [plural] | Cod | COD | codfish | Gadus [genus, sense-specific]

any of various gadoid fishes of northern seas, important as a source of ... | [archaic] a bag | [dialect] a pod; husk | [obsolete] the scrotum | a ... (25 of 166 words, 14 definitions, pronunciations, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cod

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Gadus [fish genus]

fish genus of the family Gadidae, including the individuals and groups known as bib, cod, pollock, and whiting. (18 of 19 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/681692​/Gadus

Wikipedia:

Gadus

a genus of demersal fish in the family Gadidae, commonly known as cod, although there are additional cod species in other genera. Until recently, three species in the genus were recognized. Modern taxonomy also includes a fourth one, the Alaska... (40 of 718 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Gadus

Wiktionary:

Gadus

A taxonomic genus within the family Gadidae -- cod. (8 of 10 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Gadus

Encarta Dictionary:

rockling | rocklings [plural] | Gadidae [member of]

a small fish of the cod family. Native to: northern Atlantic. Family Gadidae. (13 of 28 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861705786​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Gadus

Origin: Latin gadus ("cod"), from Ancient Greek γάδος (gados, "cod").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Gadus

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Gadus

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Gadus"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Gadus"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Gadus

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