cod-liver oil definition

  • noun:
    • An oil received through the liver of cod and associated fishes and made use of as a dietary source of nutrients A and D.
    • alternate as a type of cod-liver oil.
    • an oil gotten from the liver of this codfish, and used thoroughly in medicine as a method of providing your body with fat in cases of malnutrition.
    • an oil obtained through the livers of cod and comparable fishes; taken orally as a source of nutrients A and D

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