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pollack (n.)

cod-like sea fish, early 15c., poullok, apparently a transferred use of a Celtic name of a similar-looking freshwater fish (compare Gaelic pollag, Irish pollóg).

updated on August 12, 2020

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Definitions of pollack from WordNet
1
pollack (n.)
lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish;
Synonyms: pollock
pollack (n.)
important food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod;
Synonyms: pollock / Pollachius pollachius
2
Pollack (n.)
United States filmmaker (born in 1934);
Synonyms: Sydney Pollack
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