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 for Pollack
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pollack \Pol"lack\, n. [Cf. G. & D. pollack, and Gael. pollag a
     little pool, a sort of fish.] (Zool.)
     (a) A marine gadoid food fish of Europe ({Pollachius
         virens). Called also greenfish, greenling, lait,
         leet, lob, lythe, and whiting pollack.
     (b) The American pollock; the coalfish.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pollock \Pol"lock\, n. [See Pollack.] (Zool.)
     A marine gadoid fish ({Pollachius carbonarius), native both
     of the European and American coasts. It is allied to the cod,
     and like it is salted and dried. In England it is called
     coalfish, lob, podley, podling, pollack, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Pollack
      n 1: United States filmmaker (born in 1934) [syn: Pollack,
           Sydney Pollack]
      2: lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish
         [syn: pollack, pollock]
      3: important food and game fish of northern seas (especially the
         northern Atlantic); related to cod [syn: pollack,
         pollock, Pollachius pollachius]

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