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[had-uh k] /ˈhæd ək/

noun, plural (especially collectively) haddock (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) haddocks.
a North Atlantic food fish, Melanogrammus aeglefinus, of the cod family.
the rosefish, Sebastes marinus.
noun (pl) -docks, -dock
a North Atlantic gadoid food fish, Melanogrammus aeglefinus: similar to but smaller than the cod

late 13c., of unknown origin. Old French hadot and Gaelic adag, sometimes cited as sources, were apparently borrowed from English. OED regards the suffix as perhaps a diminutive.


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