tomcod

Waters:Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with a concentrated population in U.S. off coast of New England Description (in water): Color varies, though the back is usually dun-colored with a greenish cast and brown mottling. Weight ranges from 1 1/2 lbs. to over 100 lbs. Description (in market): The classic, all-purpose white-meat fish, cod is lean, medium- to firm-textured, and delicately flavorful. Tender, thick fillets with large flakes that 'gape' (separate) when cooked. ...

Tomcod

• (n.) The kingfish. See Kingfish (a). • (n.) A small edible American fish (Microgadus tomcod) of the Codfish family, very abundant in autumn on the Atlantic coast of the Northen United States; -- called also frostfish. See Illust. under Frostfish. • (n.) The jack. See 2d Jack, 8. (c).
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tomcod

<zoology> A small edible American fish (Microgadus tomcod) of the Codfish family, very abundant in autumn on the Atlantic coast of the Northen United States; called also frostfish. ... The kingfish. See Kingfish . ... The jack. See Jack. ... Origin: Tom (see Tomboy) + cod: cf. F. Tacaud whiting pout, American Indian tacaud, literally, plenty ...
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Tomcod

Tom'cod` noun [ Tom (see Tomboy ) + cod : confer French tacaud whiting pout, American Indian tacaud , literally, plenty fish.] (Zoology) (a) A small edible American fish ( Microgadus tomcod ) of the Codfish family, very abundant in autumn on th...
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tomcod

tomcod: see cod.
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