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burbot Explained

burbot at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Elongated fish (Lota lota), the only freshwater member of the cod family. It lives in cold rivers and lakes of Europe, Asia, and N. America. A mottled, greenish or brown bottom-dweller, it descends as deep as 700 ft (200 m). It may grow about 3.6 ft (1.1 m) long. It has very small, embedded scales, a long anal fin, and two dorsal fins. The burbot is valued as food in some areas.

Burbot at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Burbot \Bur"bot\, n. [F. barbote, fr. barbe beard. See 1st
{Barb}.] (Zo["o]l.)
A fresh-water fish of the genus {Lota}, having on the nose
two very small barbels, and a larger one on the chin.
[Written also {burbolt}.]

Note: The fish is also called an {eelpout} or {ling}, and is
allied to the codfish. The {Lota vulgaris} is a common
European species. An American species ({L. maculosa})
is found in New England, the Great Lakes, and farther

burbot at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and
North America having barbels around its mouth [syn: {eelpout},
{ling}, {cusk}, {Lota lota}]

burbot at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a
Category: Image - :Trüsche Walchensee.jpg|thumb|right|Lota lota


Inter: en-nou » n
  • A freshwater fish, taxonomic name Lota lota, similar to the ling and the cusk, which spawns in the winter.


    Inter: trans-top » a freshwater fish: Lota lota
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|налим|m, Inter: t- » bg|михалица|f
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|mník|m
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|luts
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|made
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|lote|f, Inter: t+ » fr|lotte|f Inter: qualifier » Canada
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Quappe|f
    • Greek: Inter: t- » el|λότα η ποταμία|f|tr=lota i potamia

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inari Sami: Inter: tø » smn|njäähi
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|bottatrice|f
  • Luxembourgish: Inter: t- » lb|Laangfëschmudder|f
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|lake|c
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|miętus|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|налим|m|tr=nalím
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|lota|f
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|lake|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


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    Translation: et » burbot
    Translation: fr » burbot
    Translation: ko » burbot
    Translation: io » burbot
    Translation: pl » burbot
    Translation: fi » burbot
    Translation: ta » burbot
    Translation: vi » burbot
    Translation: zh » burbot