Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of Pleuronectid√¶, containing the halibut. The common halibut is H. vulgaris. See cut under halibut. Also written Hypoglossus.

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  • n. halibuts

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Examples

  • Several flatfish, including halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus), Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides), and flounder (Pleuronectes ferrugineus) are important locally for food and for cash.

    Indigenous peoples, animals, and climate in the Arctic

  • Holibut _Hippoglossus vulgaris_, ii 321 or _Pleuronectes hippoglossus_

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • I don't know what we would call that period of time, but somebody give me a word the other day that I think I could, it was kind of like the word hippoglossus I think that's what we went through hippoglossus that's what we went through in the third quarter.

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  • Fish from the colder waters include the walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma), cod (Gadus morrhua), mackerel (Scomber scomber), flounder, halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus), and salmon (Onchorhynchus); subtropical species include the Pacific saury (Cololabis saira), sardines (Sardina), tuna (Thunnus), and Japanese mackerel.

    South Sakhalin-Kurile mixed forests

  • In addition to salmon, this development will also involve other fish species such as Atlantic halibut] (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) and cod.

    Fisheries and aquaculture in the Northeast Atlantic (Barents and Norwegian Seas)

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