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Holibut definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HOLIBUT. [See Halibut.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes [syn: halibut, holibut]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

var. of HALIBUT.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Holibut Hol"i*but, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Halibut.



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