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 as a food fish. Called also {spotted turbot}, {daylight}, {spotted sand flounder}, and {water flounder}. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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

  • 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

  • Turbot de sable — Turbot de Sable …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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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