type genus of the Gadidae: the typical codfishes
Syn: ↑genus Gadus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Gadidae, ↑family Gadidae
Member Meronyms: ↑cod, ↑codfish

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\\ˈgādəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek gados, a fish
: the type genus of the family Gadidae consisting of the typical codfishes

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Gadus /gāˈdəs/
The cod genus, typical of the family Gadidae /gadˈi-dē/
ORIGIN: Latinized from Gr gados the hake or similar fish
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gade or gadˈoid noun
A fish of the genus Gadus, to which the cod and hake belong
gadˈoid adjective
Belonging to, or resembling, this genus

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