- Cod liver Cod" liv`er, n.
The liver of the common cod and allied species.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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cod-liver oil — [käd′liv΄ər] n. oil from the liver of the cod and related fishes, rich in vitamins A & D and used in vitamin supplements … English World dictionary
cod-liver oil — n [U] a yellow oil from a fish that contains a lot of substances that are important for good health … Dictionary of contemporary English
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cod-liver oil — /kod liv euhr/ a pale yellow, fixed oil, extracted from the liver of the common cod or of allied species, used in medicine chiefly as a source of vitamins A and D. [1605 15] * * * Oil obtained primarily from the liver of the Atlantic cod and… … Universalium
cod liver oil — noun an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D • Syn: ↑cod liver oil • Hypernyms: ↑animal oil • Hyponyms: ↑cod oil * * * ˌcod liver ˈoil [cod liver oil … Useful english dictionary
cod-liver oil — also cod liver oil N UNCOUNT 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 … English dictionary