noun, plural (especially collectively) hake (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) hakes.
any marine fish of the genus Merluccius, closely related to the cods, especially M. bilinearis, found off the New England coast.
any of several related marine fishes, especially of the genus Urophycis.
noun (pl) hake, hakes
any gadoid food fish of the genus Merluccius, such as M. merluccius (European hake), of the N hemisphere, having an elongated body with a large head and two dorsal fins
any North American fish of the genus Urophycis, similar and related to Merluccius species
(Austral) another name for barracouta
a wooden frame for drying cheese or fish
type of sea fish, c.1300, probably from Old English haca “a hook, door-fastening” (cf. hacod “pike” the fish), or Old Norse haki “hook,” from the shape of its jaw, both from Proto-Germanic *hakan- (cf. Dutch hake “hook”), from PIE root *keg- “hook, tooth” (see hook).
[hey-kee-uh, hah-] /ˈheɪ ki ə, ˈhɑ-/ noun 1. any of various shrubs or trees of the genus Hakea, native to Australia, having evergreen, pinnate leaves and clusters of variously colored flowers. /ˈhɑːkɪə; ˈheɪkɪə/ noun 1. any shrub or tree of the Australian genus Hakea, having a hard woody fruit and often yielding a useful wood: […]
[hah-keem] /hɑˈkim/ noun, (esp. in Muslim countries) 1. a wise or learned man. 2. a physician; doctor. [hah-keem] /hɑˈkim/ noun 1. a male given name. /hɑːˈkiːm; ˈhɑːkiːm/ noun 1. a Muslim judge, ruler, or administrator 2. a Muslim physician 1580s, physician in Arab countries, from Arabic hakim “wise,” from stem of hakuma “he was wise;” […]
[hah-kuh n-kroits] /ˈhɑ kənˌkrɔɪts/ noun, plural Hakenkreuze [hah-kuh n-kroi-tsuh] /ˈhɑ kənˌkrɔɪ tsə/ (Show IPA). German. 1. a swastika, especially that used as the emblem of the Nazi party and the Third Reich. /ˈhɑːkənˌkrɔɪts/ noun 1. the swastika n. 1931, proper German name for the Nazi swastika (q.v.), literally “hook-cross,” from Old High German hako “hook,” […]
[Sephardic Hebrew khah-khahm; Ashkenazic Hebrew haw-khuh m] /Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈxɑm; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈhɔ xəm/ noun, Hebrew. 1. a wise and learned person; sage. 2. (among Sephardic Jews) a title given to a rabbi.