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turbot

noun tur·bot \ˈtər-bət\

: a large European fish that is eaten as food

plural turbot also turbots

Full Definition of TURBOT

1
:  a large European flatfish (Psetta maxima) that is a popular food fish and has a brownish upper surface marked with scattered tubercles and a white undersurface
2
:  any of various flatfishes (as Scophthalmus maximus or Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) resembling the turbot

Origin of TURBOT

Middle English, from Anglo-French turbut
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Fishes Terms

char, chum, ichthyology, smelt, tetra

Rhymes with TURBOT

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