Greenland halibut


Definition of Greenland halibut

: a flatfish (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) of the cold parts of the Atlantic that weighs 10 to 25 pounds and is colored on both sides

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First Known Use of Greenland halibut

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Greenland halibut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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