halibut

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A large flatfish of the genus Hippoglossus, which sometimes leaves the ocean floor and swims vertically
A large, northern, marine flatfish (Hippoglossus vulgaris), of the family Pleuronectidæ
A halibut is a large flat fish. Halibut is this fish eaten as food. halibut a large flat sea fish used as food. Any of various flatfishes, especially the Atlantic and Pacific halibuts (genus Hippoglossus, family Pleuronectidae), both of which have eyes and colour on the right side. The Atlantic halibut, found on both sides of the North Atlantic Ocean, is the largest flatfish; it may reach a length of about 7 ft (2 m) and a weight of 720 lb (325 kg). It is brown, blackish, or deep green on the eyed side. The smaller and slimmer Pacific halibut is found on both sides of the North Pacific Ocean. Other edible halibut include the Greenland halibut, of Arctic and near-Arctic parts of the Atlantic, and the California halibut (family Bothidae), found along the California coast
It is an important food fish
marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes
lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific
{i} large edible flatfish
Halibut is a large flatfish, resembling the turbot in appearance, and is the largest in the flatfish group They sometimes weigh in at over 500 pounds and six feet in length The flesh of the halibut is coarser and the flavor is stronger and less refined than the flounder, and especially the sole Halibut is exclusively a cold-water fish and is found in the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans "Hippo of the sea” is how the halibut’s Latin family name "hippoglossus" translates
marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific
A large fish with a flattened body adapted for life on the seafloor
It often grows very large, weighing more than three hundred pounds
halibut-liver oil
a fatty oil from halibut livers that is used as a source of vitamin A
Atlantic halibut
Hippoglossus hippoglossus, a species of halibut which is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae
atlantic halibut
largest United States flatfish
halibuts
plural of halibut
halibuts
hippoglossus
pacific halibut
a righteye flounder found in the Pacific
halibut

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    /ˈhaləbət/ /ˈhæləbət/

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    [ 'ha-l&-b&t also ] (noun.) 14th century. Middle English halybutte, from haly, holy holy + butte flatfish, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German but; from its being eaten on holy days.

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