cultus cod
Cod Cod, n. [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L. gadus merlangus.] (Zo["o]l.) 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. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are several varieties; as {shore cod}, from shallow water; {bank cod}, from the distant banks; and {rock cod}, which is found among ledges, and is often dark brown or mottled with red. The {tomcod} is a distinct species of small size. The {bastard}, {blue}, {buffalo}, or {cultus cod} of the Pacific coast belongs to a distinct family. See {Buffalo cod}, under {Buffalo}. [1913 Webster]

{Cod fishery}, the business of fishing for cod.

{Cod line}, an eighteen-thread line used in catching codfish. --McElrath. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Cultus cod — Cul tus cod (k?d ). [Chinook cultus of little worth.] (Zo[ o]l.) See {Cod}, and {Buffalo cod}, under {Buffalo}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cultus cod — dantytasis terpūgas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ophiodon elongatus angl. blue cod; buffalo cod; card; codfish; cultus; cultus cod; green leopard cod; lingcod; skillfish; white cod rus. змеезуб;… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • cultus cod — noun see cultus II * * * cul|tus1 «KUHL tuhs», noun. a religious cult. ╂[< Latin cultus; see etym. under cult (Cf. ↑cult)] cul|tus2 «KUHL tuhs», noun, or cultus cod, a food fish of the North American Pacific coast; the ling cod …   Useful english dictionary

  • cultus cod — Buffalo Buf fa*lo, n.; pl. {Buffaloes}. [Sp. bufalo (cf. It. bufalo, F. buffle), fr. L. bubalus, bufalus, a kind of African stag or gazelle; also, the buffalo or wild ox, fr. Gr. ? buffalo, prob. fr. ? ox. See {Cow} the animal, and cf. {Buff} the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cultus-cod — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cod — Cod, n. [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L. gadus merlangus.] (Zo[ o]l.) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cod fishery — Cod Cod, n. [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L. gadus merlangus.] (Zo[ o]l.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cod line — Cod Cod, n. [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L. gadus merlangus.] (Zo[ o]l.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cultus — Cul tus, a. [See {Cultus cod}.] Bad, worthless; no good. [Northwestern U. S.] A bad horse, cultus [no good] ! he said, beating it with his whip. F. H. Balch. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cultus — dantytasis terpūgas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ophiodon elongatus angl. blue cod; buffalo cod; card; codfish; cultus; cultus cod; green leopard cod; lingcod; skillfish; white cod rus. змеезуб;… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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