Pleuronectes stellatus
Flounder Floun"der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A flatfish of the family {Pleuronectid[ae]}, of many species. [1913 Webster]

Note: The common English flounder is {Pleuronectes flesus}. There are several common American species used as food; as the smooth flounder ({P. glabra}); the rough or winter flounder ({P. Americanus}); the summer flounder, or plaice ({Paralichthys dentatus}), Atlantic coast; and the starry flounder ({Pleuronectes stellatus}). [1913 Webster]

2. (Bootmaking) A tool used in crimping boot fronts. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pleuronectes flesus — Flounder Floun der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A flatfish of the family {Pleuronectid[ae]}, of many species. [1913 Webster] Note: The common English flounder… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flounder — Floun der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A flatfish of the family {Pleuronectid[ae]}, of many species. [1913 Webster] Note: The common English flounder is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • P Americanus — Flounder Floun der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A flatfish of the family {Pleuronectid[ae]}, of many species. [1913 Webster] Note: The common English flounder… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • P glabra — Flounder Floun der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A flatfish of the family {Pleuronectid[ae]}, of many species. [1913 Webster] Note: The common English flounder… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paralichthys dentatus — Flounder Floun der, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A flatfish of the family {Pleuronectid[ae]}, of many species. [1913 Webster] Note: The common English flounder… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pleuronectidae — Schollen Flunder (Platichthys flesus) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rechtsaugen-Flunder — Schollen Flunder (Platichthys flesus) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rechtsaugenflunder — Schollen Flunder (Platichthys flesus) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Schollen — Flunder (Platichthys flesus) Systematik Acanthomorpha Stachelflosser (Acanthopterygii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Камбаловые — ? Камбаловые Морска …   Википедия

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