Bannock fluke
Bannock Ban"nock, n. [Gael. bonnach.] A kind of cake or bread, in shape flat and roundish, commonly made of oatmeal or barley meal and baked on an iron plate, or griddle; -- used in Scotland and the northern counties of England. --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

{Bannock fluke}, the turbot. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]


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  • bannock fluke — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bannock — Ban nock, n. [Gael. bonnach.] A kind of cake or bread, in shape flat and roundish, commonly made of oatmeal or barley meal and baked on an iron plate, or griddle; used in Scotland and the northern counties of England. Jamieson. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hypsopsetta guttulata — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhombus maximus — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spotted 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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