EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French turbot, from Old Swedish tornbut, from törn (thorn) + but (butt, flatfish).

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NounEdit

turbot (plural turbot or turbots)

  1. A species of flatfish native to Europe (Scophthalmus maximus, earlier Psetta maxima).
  2. Any of various other flatfishes of family Scophthalmidae that are found in marine or brackish waters.
    • 1931, Francis Beeding, “1/1”, in Death Walks in Eastrepps[1]:
      Eldridge closed the despatch-case with a snap and, rising briskly, walked down the corridor to his solitary table in the dining-car. Mulligatawny soup, poached turbot, roast leg of lamb—the usual railway dinner.
  3. Triggerfish, Canthidermis sufflamen.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French turbot.

NounEdit

turbot m (plural turbots)

  1. turbot
    Synonyms: rèmol empetxinat, rèvola

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French [Term?], from Old Swedish törnbut, from törn (thorn) + but (butt). The name may have arisen because the fish has an appearance similar to a stump.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

turbot m (plural turbots)

  1. turbot

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French turbot.

NounEdit

turbot m (plural turbots)

  1. (Jersey) turbot

PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

turbot m anim

  1. turbot (Scophthalmus maximus)
    Synonym: skarp

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Further readingEdit

  • turbot in Polish dictionaries at PWN