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Cod-liver oil

[kod-liv-er] /ˈkɒdˌlɪv ər/

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.
an oil extracted from the livers of cod and related fish, rich in vitamins A and D and used to treat deficiency of these vitamins

cod-liver oil 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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