halibut
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Usage note
The plural of “halibut” can be “halibut” or “halibuts.”
halibut(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el halibut
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Halibut tend to be dark on their upward-facing side.Los halibuts tienden a ser oscuros del lado de arriba.
b. el hipogloso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ted caught a huge halibut off the coast of Norway.Ted pescó un enorme hipogloso por la costa de Noruega.
c. el fletán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fishing for halibut is a popular activity in Alaska and British Columbia.La pesca del fletán es una actividad popular en Alaska y la Columbia Británica.
2. (culinary)
a. el halibut
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The chef prepared grilled halibut with a lemon pepper sauce.El chef preparó halibut asado con una salsa de pimienta con limón.
b. el hipogloso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I served halibut with rice and asparagus for dinner.Serví hipogloso con arroz y espárragos para la cena.
c. el fletán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Freshly smoked halibut is delicious.El fletán recién ahumado es delicioso.
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halibut
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el fletán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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halibut [ˈhælɪbət]
noun
halibut halibuts halibut (m); hipogloso (m)
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halibut
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halibut
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. halibut
Le tomé una foto a mi abuelo al lado del halibut que pescó esta tarde.I took a picture of my grandpa next to the halibut he fished this morning.
2. (culinary)
a. halibut
Creo que voy a pedir el halibut a la parrilla con vegetales al vapor.I think I'm going to order the grilled halibut with steamed vegetables.
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halibut [aliˈβu]
halibuts (plural) [aliˈβu] halibut
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