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cod

  
  ( cods    plural)   ( cod    plural  )
1       n-var   Cod are a type of large edible fish.  
      Cod is this fish eaten as food., n-uncount  
A Catalan speciality is to serve salt cod cold.     
2       adj   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.  
  (BRIT)   ADJ n   (=mock)  
...a cod documentary on what animals think of living in a zoo.     


cod-liver oil      , cod liver oil  
Cod liver oil is a thick yellow oil which is given as a medicine, especially to children, because it is full of vitamins A and D.      n-uncount  
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cod liver oil, code, coda, cold

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