Definition of lingcod in English:

lingcod

Line breaks: ling|cod
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪŋkɒd
 
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noun (plural same)

  • A large slender greenling (fish), which has large teeth and is greenish-brown with golden spots. It lives along the Pacific coast of North America, where it is a valuable commercial and sporting fish.
    • Ophiodon elongatus, family Hexagrammidae
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    • He poses next to his world record lingcod caught Friday about 80 miles south of Ninilchik.
    • A 60 pound lingcod was caught off the dock by a little boy trying to catch bullhead.
    • Despite the implications of its name, the lingcod does not belong to the cod family.

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