burbot

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noun bur·bot \ˈbər-bət\

Definition of burbot

plural

burbot

also

burbots

  1. :  a Holarctic freshwater bony fish (Lota lota) of the cod family having barbels on the nose and chin

Origin and Etymology of burbot

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Old French borbeter to stir up mud


First Known Use: 14th century


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