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Cod vs. Pollock

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Codnoun

(obsolete) A small bag or pouch.

Pollocknoun

Either of two lean, white marine food fishes, of the genus Pollachius, in the cod family.

Codnoun

A husk or integument; a pod.

Pollockverb

To fish for pollock.

Codnoun

The scrotum (also in plural).

Pollockverb

To splatter, as with paint.

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Codnoun

A pillow or cushion.

Pollocknoun

A marine gadoid fish (Pollachius carbonarius), native both of the European and American coasts. It is allied to the cod, and like it is salted and dried. In England it is called coalfish, lob, podley, podling, pollack, etc.

Codnoun

The Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua.

Pollocknoun

United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956)

Codnoun

The sea fish of the genus Gadus generally, as inclusive of the Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) and Greenland cod (Gadus ogac or Gadus macrocephalus ogac).

Pollocknoun

lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish

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Codnoun

The sea fish of the family Gadidae which are sold as "cod", as haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) and whiting (usually Merlangius merlangus).

Pollocknoun

important food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod

Codnoun

Other unrelated fish which are similarly important to regional fisheries, as the hapuku and cultus cod.

Pollock

Pollock or pollack (pronounced ) is the common name used for either of the two species of North Atlantic marine fish in the genus Pollachius. Pollachius pollachius is referred to as pollock in both North America and the United Kingdom, while Pollachius virens is usually known as coley in the British Isles (derived from the older name coalfish).

Codnoun

Other unrelated fish which resemble the Atlantic cod, as the rock cod (Lotella rhacina) and blue cod (Parapercis colias).

Codnoun

A joke or an imitation.

‘I assume it all could just be a cod.’;

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Codnoun

A stupid or foolish person.

‘He's making a right cod of himself.’;

Codadjective

Having the character of imitation; jocular. (now usually attributive, forming mostly compound adjectives).

‘“Illegitimi non carborundum” is a well-known example of cod Latin.’; ‘Dalton categorises Muse's latest composition as “cod-classical bombast”.’;

Codadjective

(Polari) Bad.

Codverb

To attempt to deceive or confuse.

Codnoun

A husk; a pod; as, a peascod.

Codnoun

A small bag or pouch.

Codnoun

The scrotum.

Codnoun

A pillow or cushion.

Codnoun

An important edible fish (Gadus morrhua), taken in immense numbers on the northern coasts of Europe and America. It is especially abundant and large on the Grand Bank of Newfoundland. It is salted and dried in large quantities.

Codnoun

the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)

Codnoun

lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached

Codnoun

major food fish of arctic and cold-temperate waters

Codverb

fool or hoax;

‘The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone’; ‘You can't fool me!’;

Codverb

harass with persistent criticism or carping;

‘The children teased the new teacher’; ‘Don't ride me so hard over my failure’; ‘His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie’;

Codadjective

payment due by the recipient on delivery;

‘a collect call’; ‘the letter came collect’; ‘a COD parcel’;

Codadverb

collecting the charges upon delivery;

‘mail a package C.O.D.’;

Cod

Cod is the common name for the demersal fish genus Gadus, belonging to the family Gadidae. Cod is also used as part of the common name for a number of other fish species, and one species that belongs to genus Gadus is commonly not called cod (Alaska pollock, Gadus chalcogrammus).

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