a freshwater cod, Lota lota, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having an elongated body and a barbel on the chin.
Historical Examples

The Young Voyageurs Mayne Reid
Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1 John Franklin
Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon J. Emerson Tennent

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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