cod oil
an inferior cod liver oil used in leather manufacturing

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Cod-oil — (engl.), Codöl, s.v.w. Lebertran …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • cod oil — noun an inferior cod liver oil that is used in leather manufacturing • Hypernyms: ↑cod liver oil, ↑cod liver oil * * * noun Etymology: cod (III) : a dark colored inferior cod liver oil used in leather manufacture …   Useful english dictionary

  • cod liver oil — noun an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D • Syn: ↑cod liver oil • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil • Hyponyms: ↑cod oil * * * ˌcod liver ˈoil [cod liver oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • cod-liver oil — noun an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D • Syn: ↑cod liver oil • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil • Hyponyms: ↑cod oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cod liver oil — in gelatin capsules …   Wikipedia

  • Cod-liver oil — Cod liver Cod liv er, n. The liver of the common cod and allied species. [1913 Webster] {Cod liver oil}, an oil obtained from the liver of the codfish, and used extensively in medicine as a means of supplying the body with fat in cases of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cod Liver Oil (song) — Cod Liver Oil is a song about a traditional medicinal drink for many Newfoundlanders. Cod liver oil in the traditional way of manufacture was sun cured and served in bottles in its raw form. The song was written by Johnny Burke (1851–1930), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Cod liver — Cod liv er, n. The liver of the common cod and allied species. [1913 Webster] {Cod liver oil}, an oil obtained from the liver of the codfish, and used extensively in medicine as a means of supplying the body with fat in cases of malnutrition.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cod-liver oil — n a pale yellow fatty oil obtained from the liver of the cod (Gadus morhua) and related fishes and used in medicine (as in the prophylaxis of rickets) chiefly as a source of vitamins A and D compare FISH LIVER OIL …   Medical dictionary

  • cod-liver oil — noun uncount a yellow oil made from the liver of COD. It is taken as a medicine because it contains a lot of VITAMINS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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