a European flatfish, Psetta maxima, having a diamond-shaped body: valued as a food fish.
any of several other flatfishes.
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How to use turbot in a sentence
The white truffle and egg are one of my favorite combinations, as well as turbot being one of my favorite fish.
It abounds on parts of the British coast, and is only less favoured for the table than the turbot itself.
Some persons eat with this salad cold boiled turbot or other fish.The Art of Cookery | John Mollard
The remains of a turbot might also be curried in the same way, and also any kind of fish.The Modern Housewife or, Menagere | Alexis Soyer
Yet Rich was so ignorant that he called a turban a turbot, and an adjective an adjutant.Haunted London | Walter Thornbury
The fish caught are turbot, skate, soles, though others are occasionally taken in the net.A Yacht Voyage Round England | W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for turbot
a European flatfish, Scophthalmus maximus, having a pale brown speckled scaleless body covered with tubercles: family Bothidae . It is highly valued as a food fish
any of various similar or related fishes
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