Pronunciation: (tûr'but), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) -bot, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) -bots.
1. a European flatfish, Psetta maxima, having a diamond-shaped body: valued as a food fish.
2. any of several other flatfishes.
3. a triggerfish.
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