noun (plural same or turbots)
1A European flatfish of inshore waters, which has large bony tubercles on the body and is prized as food.
- Scophthalmus maximus, family Scophthalmidae (or Bothidae)
- Unlike the turbot the upper body surface is covered with small scales, not the bony tubercles of the larger species.
- The main fishery for the turbot in Atlantic waters is in the North Sea.
- A highly valued food fish, the turbot lives along sand and gravel shores.
Words that rhyme with turbotburbot, Herbert, sherbet
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