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Halibut   /hˈæləbət/   Listen

(Written also holibut)
Lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific.
Marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes.  Synonym: holibut.

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"Halibut" Quotes from Famous Books

... employment probably to more than 10,000 men in this state and adds probably four million dollars annually to its wealth production. The fishes include salmon, which is the chief commercial species, cod in many varieties, halibut, salmon trout, perch, sole, flounders, smelt, herring, sardines, oysters, clams, crabs and shrimp from its salt waters, and sturgeon, trout, perch, black bass, white fish and many others from the fresh water. Great quantities of salmon and halibut are shipped in ice-packed boxes, fresh from ...
— A Review of the Resources and Industries of the State of Washington, 1909 • Ithamar Howell

Words linked to "Halibut" :   halibut-liver oil, flatfish, holibut, Pacific halibut, Atlantic halibut

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