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Definition of holibut
holibutHalibut 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,
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.] HolibutHolibut Hol"i*but, n. (Zo["o]l.)
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