burbolt
Burbot Bur"bot, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st {Barb}.] (Zo["o]l.) A fresh-water fish of the genus {Lota}, having on the nose two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin. [Written also {burbolt}.] [1913 Webster]

Note: The fish is also called an {eelpout} or {ling}, and is allied to the codfish. The {Lota vulgaris} is a common European species. An American species ({Lota maculosa}) is found in New England, the Great Lakes, and farther north. [1913 Webster]


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  • Burbot — Bur bot, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st {Barb}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the genus {Lota}, having on the nose two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin. [Written also {burbolt}.] [1913 Webster] Note: The fish is also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eelpout — Burbot Bur bot, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st {Barb}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the genus {Lota}, having on the nose two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin. [Written also {burbolt}.] [1913 Webster] Note: The fish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ling — Burbot Bur bot, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st {Barb}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the genus {Lota}, having on the nose two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin. [Written also {burbolt}.] [1913 Webster] Note: The fish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lota maculosa — Burbot Bur bot, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st {Barb}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the genus {Lota}, having on the nose two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin. [Written also {burbolt}.] [1913 Webster] Note: The fish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lota vulgaris — Burbot Bur bot, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st {Barb}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water fish of the genus {Lota}, having on the nose two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin. [Written also {burbolt}.] [1913 Webster] Note: The fish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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