Etymology
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turbot (n.)

large, edible flatfish, c. 1300, from Old French turbut (12c., Modern French turbot), probably from a Scandinavian source (compare Old Swedish törnbut, from törn "thorn" + but "flatfish;" see butt (n.4) and compare halibut). But OED says of uncertain origin and speculates on a connection to Latin turbo "spinning top."

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Definitions of turbot

turbot (n.)
a large brownish European flatfish;
Synonyms: Psetta maxima
turbot (n.)
flesh of a large European flatfish;
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