a freshwater cod, Lota lota, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having an elongated body and a barbel on the chin.
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noun (pl) -bots, -bot
a freshwater gadoid food fish, Lota lota, that has barbels around its mouth and occurs in Europe, Asia, and North America
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