or pollock noun (plural pollack or pollock) Etymology: Middle English poullok, perhaps from Scottish Gaelic pollag or Irish pollóg Date: 15th century 1. a commercially important North Atlantic food fish (Pollachius virens) related to and resembling the cods but darker 2. a commercially important northern Pacific food fish (Theragra chalcogramma) of the cod family that closely resembles the pollack — called also walleye pollack

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