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 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. [1913 Webster]

{Spotted turbot}. See {Windowpane}. [1913 Webster]


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  • spotted turbot — Windowpane Win dow*pane , n. 1. (Arch.) See {Pane}, n., (3) b . [In this sense, written also {window pane}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A thin, spotted American turbot ({Pleuronectes maculatus}) remarkable for its translucency. It is not valued …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spotted turbot — raguotoji plekšnė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pleuronichthys cornutus angl. fine spotted flounder; frog flounder; spotted turbot rus. дальневосточная твердоголовая камбала; рогатая камбала ryšiai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • 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

  • spotted sand flounder — Windowpane Win dow*pane , n. 1. (Arch.) See {Pane}, n., (3) b . [In this sense, written also {window pane}.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A thin, spotted American turbot ({Pleuronectes maculatus}) remarkable for its translucency. It is not valued …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • fine-spotted flounder — raguotoji plekšnė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pleuronichthys cornutus angl. fine spotted flounder; frog flounder; spotted turbot rus. дальневосточная твердоголовая камбала; рогатая камбала ryšiai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pleuronectidae — Taxobox name = Righteye flounders image width = 240px image caption = European plaice, Pleuronectes platessa regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Pleuronectiformes familia = Pleuronectidae subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

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