halibut
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈhæ.lɨ.bət/, /ˈhɒ.lɨ.bət/
Noun

halibut (plural halibuts)

  1. A large flatfish of the genus Hippoglossus, which sometimes leaves the ocean floor and swims vertically.
Translations
  • French: flétan, elbot (Belgium)
  • German: Heilbutt, Heiligbutt, Heiligenbutt, Pferdezunge, Riesenscholle
  • Italian: ippoglosso
  • Portuguese: hipoglosso
  • Russian: па́лтус
  • Spanish: fletán, pez mantequilla, hipogloso, paltus, halibut



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