Definition of pollock in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpälək/


1North American A commercially valuable food fish of the cod family, occurring in the North Atlantic. Also called saithe.
  • Pollachius virens, family Gadidae.
Example sentences
  • The suit reported that the sea lion and harbor seal populations declined by 85% during the time that the pollock, mackerel and cod catches in the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska doubled.
  • We've got options - we could go to the Faroes, to Norway, we can source Alaskan pollock, South Pacific cod from America - but they can only go to the North Sea.
  • The saithe/pollock is an excellent food fish and, as with the cod and the haddock, processing methods are varied.
2 variant spelling of pollack.

Words that rhyme with pollock

ballock, pollack, rowlock

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Syllabification: pol·lock

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