burbot vs eelpout what difference

what is difference between burbot and eelpout

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French barbote, from Latin barba (a beard). Displaced native eelpout.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɜ(ɹ).bət/

Noun

burbot (plural burbots)

  1. A freshwater fish, taxonomic name Lota lota, which is similar to the ling and the cusk and spawns in the winter.

Synonyms

  • eel-pout
  • lawyer

Translations



English

Etymology

From Old English ǣlepūte, equivalent to eel +‎ pout.

Noun

eelpout (plural eelpouts)

  1. Any fish of the family Zoarcidae.
  2. (obsolete) A yellow flower of uncertain type, possibly the eel-ware, Ranunculus fluitans.

Synonyms

  • dogfish
  • fish doctor
  • slipskin

Derived terms

  • viviparous eelpout

Translations

Further reading

  • eelpout on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • peel out, peelout

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