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Definition of "halibut" []

  • Any of several large edible flatfishes of the genus Hippoglossus and related genera, of northern Atlantic or Pacific waters. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "halibut" in a sentence
  • "Chef Michelle removing seared halibut from the pan."
  • "Frozen halibut is fine, but the texture and flavor of fresh halibut is far superior, so it's always a happy day when the new halibut season starts."
  • "Because halibut is meaty, it makes wonderful kebabs, aka souvlaki."