Definition of cod liver oil in English:

cod liver oil

Syllabification: cod liv·er oil


  • Oil pressed from the fresh liver of cod, which is rich in vitamins D and A.
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    • More than half of Irish adults use food supplements such as vitamins, minerals and cod liver oil, the organisation says.
    • Use of other vitamin D supplements during the first year of life and maternal use of cod liver oil or other vitamin D supplements during pregnancy were not associated with type 1 diabetes.
    • In 1941 the Vitamin Welfare Scheme was set up to issue cheap milk, concentrated orange juice, cod liver oil, and vitamin A and D tablets to pregnant women and children under 5.

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