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Definition of turbot

Turbot
Turbot Tur"bot, n. [F.; -- probably so named from its shape, and from L. turbo a top, a whirl.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large European flounder (Rhombus maximus) highly esteemed as a food fish. It often weighs from thirty to forty pounds. Its color on the upper side is brownish with small roundish tubercles scattered over the surface. The lower, or blind, side is white. Called also bannock fluke. (b) Any one of numerous species of flounders more or less related to the true turbots, as the American plaice, or summer flounder (see Flounder), the halibut, and the diamond flounder (Hypsopsetta guttulata) of California. (c) The filefish; -- so called in Bermuda. (d) The trigger fish. Spotted turbot. See Windowpane.
turbot
Trigger Trig"ger, n. [For older tricker, from D. trekker, fr. trekken to draw, pull. See Trick, n.] 1. A catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity. 2. (Mech.) A piece, as a lever, which is connected with a catch or detent as a means of releasing it; especially (Firearms), the part of a lock which is moved by the finger to release the cock and discharge the piece. Trigger fish (Zo["o]l.), a large plectognath fish (Balistes Carolinensis or B. capriscus) common on the southern coast of the United States, and valued as a food fish in some localities. Its rough skin is used for scouring and polishing in the place of sandpaper. Called also leather jacket, and turbot.

Meaning of turbot from wikipedia

- The turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) is a species of flatfish in the family Scophthalmidae. It is a demersal fish native to marine or brackish waters of the...
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- The Turbot War (known in Spain as Guerra del Fletán) was an international fishing dispute between Canada (with po****r support from the United Kingdom...
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- Turbot is a species of flatfish. Turbot may also refer to: USS Turbot, submarines named after the fish, The Turbot War, a fishing dispute between Canada...
- States Navy have been named USS Turbot for the turbot, a large, brown and white flatfish, valued as a food. USS Turbot (SS-31) was a G-cl**** submarine...
- Turbot (Inis Toirbirt or Tairbeart in Irish) is a small island and a townland of County Galway, in Ireland, also referred as Inishturbot and Talbot Island...
- Sébastien Turbot (born 25 October 1976), is a French social entrepreneur. Turbot is the CEO and Chief Curator of eko6, a Canada-based consultancy that...
- flounder, Eopsetta grigorjewioften called "shotted halibut" Greenland turbot, Reinhardtius hippoglossoidesoften called "Greenland halibut" Spotted...
- The spiny turbots are a family, Psettodidae, of relatively large, primitive flatfish found in the tropical waters of the east Atlantic and Indo-Pacific...
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