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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An oil obtained from the liver of cod and related fishes and used as a dietary source of vitamins A and D.

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  • n. Alternative form of cod liver oil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an oil obtained from the liver of the codfish, and used extensively in medicine as a means of supplying the body with fat in cases of malnutrition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D

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