bacallà

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -a

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. If the element *bak- is a metathesis of *kab- (compare French cabillaud and German Kabeljau from Dutch kabeljauw), then the original form of the word could have been *cabalao, maybe meaning "large-headed fish".

Cognate to Italian baccalà, Portuguese bacalhau, Spanish bacalao.

Noun[edit]

bacallà m (plural bacallans)

  1. cod

Synonyms[edit]