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bur·bot / ˈbərbət/ • n. an elongated bottom-dwelling fish (Lota lota) of Eurasia and North America. It is the only freshwater fish of the cod family.

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burbot

burbot freshwater fish, Lota lota. XIV. — F. bourbotte, earlier bourbet(t)e, prob. f. bourbe slime, mud; see -ET.

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burbot

burbot (Lota lota) See GADIDAE.

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Lota lota

Lota lota (burbot) See GADIDAE.

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burbot

burbot (bûr´bət): see cod.

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