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Definition of turbot
TurbotTurbot 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
(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. turbotTrigger 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 relatively large species
in the family
Scophthalmidae. It is a demersal
- The Turbot
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is a species
of flatfish. Turbot
may also refer
to: USS Turbot
, submarines named after
the fish, The Turbot
War, a fishing dispute between
in Irish) is a small island
and a townland
Galway, in Ireland, also referred
Navy have been named
for the turbot
, a large, brown
as a food. USS Turbot
(SS-31) was a G-cl**** submarine...
- The Turbot
Bank is a shelf
bank and mound feature
of the seabed
of the North
Sea that lies off the east coast
of Scotland, about
food fish are in this order, including
the flounders, soles, turbot
, plaice, and halibut. Some flatfish
can camouflage themselves
on the ocean...
- Sébastien Turbot
(born 25 October
1976), is a French social
is the CEO and Chief Curator
of eko6, a Canada-based consultancy
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