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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kod]
    • /kɒd/
    • /kɒd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kod]
    • /kɒd/

Definitions of cod word

  • variable noun cod Cod are a type of large edible fish. 3
  • variable noun cod Cod is this fish eaten as food. 3
  • adjective cod You use cod to describe something which is not genuine and which is intended to deceive or amuse people by looking or sounding like the real thing. 3
  • noun cod any of the gadoid food fishes of the genus Gadus, esp G. morhua (or G. callarias), which occurs in the North Atlantic and has a long body with three rounded dorsal fins: family Gadidae. They are also a source of cod-liver oil 3
  • noun cod any other fish of the family Gadidae 3
  • noun cod any of various unrelated Australian fish, such as the Murray cod 3

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Origin of cod

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English origin uncertain

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Parts of speech for Cod


cod popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

cod usage trend in Literature

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