Definition of cod noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kɒd//
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːd//
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[countable, uncountable] (pl. cod) (also codfish) a large sea fish with white flesh that is used for food fishing for cod cod fillets cod and parsley sauce See related entries: Fish Word OriginMiddle English: of unknown origin; one suggestion is that the word is the same as Old English cod(d) ‘bag’, because of the fish's appearance.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cod