Learn how to say Halibut correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word halibut:
noun (plural same )
a northern marine fish which is the largest of the flatfishes and important as a food fish.
Genus Hippoglossus, family Pleuronectidae: H. hippoglossus of the Atlantic and H. stenolepis of the Pacific
used in names of large edible flatfishes of families other than the true halibut, e.g. Greenland halibut.
late Middle English: from haly ‘holy’ + obsolete butt ‘flatfish’ (because it was often eaten on holy days)