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bur·bot

 (bûr′bət)
n. pl. burbot or bur·bots
A freshwater food fish (Lota lota) of northern regions of the Northern Hemisphere, closely related to and resembling the cod and having a long barbel on the chin. Also called cusk, eelpout.

[Middle English, from Old French borbote, from borbeter, to move about in mud.]

burbot

(ˈbɜːbət)
n, pl -bots or -bot
(Animals) a freshwater gadoid food fish, Lota lota, that has barbels around its mouth and occurs in Europe, Asia, and North America
[C14: from Old French bourbotte, from bourbeter to wallow in mud, from bourbe mud, probably of Celtic origin]

bur•bot

(ˈbɜr bət)

n., pl. -bots, (esp. collectively) -bot.
a freshwater cod, Lota lota, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having an elongated body and a barbel on the chin.
[1425–75; Middle English < Middle French bourbotte]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burbot - elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouthburbot - elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth
codfish, cod - major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
Translations
mník
luts
made
bottatrice
lake

burbot

[ˈbɜːbət] Nlota f

burbot

nQuappe f
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