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Noun: halibut (halibut,halibuts)  ha-li-but
  1. Lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific
  2. Marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes
    - holibut [non-standard]

Derived forms: halibuts, halibut

Type of: flatfish

Encyclopedia: Halibut