Definition of “cod liver oil” - English Dictionary


“cod liver oil” in English

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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)

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