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

First Known Use of Greenland halibut

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Greenland halibut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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