Meaning of “cod liver oil” in the English Dictionary

English

"cod liver oil" in English

See all translations

cod liver oilnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkɒd lɪv.ər ˈɔɪl/ us /ˌkɑːd lɪv.ɚ ˈɔɪl/

Examples from literature

  • Cod liver oil, says a weekly paper, "is the secret of health." 
  • If the patient is weak and very much emaciated, cod liver oil is an excellent remedy. 
  • That is the reason cod liver oil is better for some therapeutic uses than olive oil. 

(Definition of “cod liver oil” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!