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Definition of Halibut

Halibut
Halibut Hal"i*but (?;277), n. [OE. hali holy + but, butte, flounder; akin to D. bot, G. butte; cf. D. heilbot, G. heilbutt. So named as being eaten on holidays. See Holy, Holiday.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, northern, marine flatfish (Hippoglossus vulgaris), of the family Pleuronectid[ae]. It often grows very large, weighing more than three hundred pounds. It is an important food fish. [Written also holibut.]

Meaning of Halibut from wikipedia

- Halibut is a common name prin****lly applied to the two flatfish in the genus Hippoglossus from the family of right-eye flounders. Less commonly, and...
- Hippoglossus stenolepis, the Pacific halibut, is a species of righteye flounder. This very large species of flatfish is native to the North Pacific and...
- The Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. They are demersal fish living on or near sand, gravel or...
- USS Halibut (SSGN-587), a unique nuclear-powered guided missile submarine-turned-special operations platform, later redesignated as an attack submarine...
- The Greenland halibut or Greenland turbot (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) belongs to the Pleuronectidae family (the right eye flounders), and is the only...
- USS Halibut has been the name of more than one United States Navy ship, and may refer to: USS Halibut (SS-232), a submarine in commission from 1942 to...
- The California halibut or California flounder (Paralichthys californicus) is a large-tooth flounder native to the waters of the Pacific Coast of North...
- The Halibut Treaty was a 1923 Canadian–American agreement concerning fishing rights in the northern Pacific Ocean. The treaty established the International...
- USS Halibut (SS-232), a Gato-cl**** submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the halibut, a large species of flatfish. Her...
- 1...b5 Called the Jaenisch gambit after Carl Jaenisch, and dubbed the Halibut Gambit by Eric Schiller "because it belongs at the bottom of the sea."...
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