lemon sole
noun Date: 1876 any of several flatfishes and especially flounders: as a. a bottom-dwelling flounder (Microstomus kitt) of the northeastern Atlantic that is an important food fish b. winter flounder

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  • Lemon sole — Lemon Lem on (l[e^]m [u^]n), n. [F. limon, Per. l[imac]m[=u]n; cf. Ar. laim[=u]n, Sp. limon, It. limone. Cf. {Lime} a fruit.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lemon sole — n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: lemon from French limande type of flat fish] a type of flat fish that is cooked and eaten …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lemon sole — noun count a flat fish that lives in the ocean, especially in Northern Europe a. uncount this fish eaten as food …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lemon sole — ► NOUN ▪ a common flatfish of the plaice family. ORIGIN French limande …   English terms dictionary

  • lemon sole — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lemon sole : singular lemon sole plural lemon sole a) a flat fish that lives in the sea, especially in Northern Europe b) [uncountable] this fish eaten as food …   English dictionary

  • lemon sole — n. a flat fish, Microstomus kitt, of the plaice family. Etymology: F limande * * * ˌlemon ˈsole 7 [lemon sole lemon soles] noun a common European ↑flatfish, often eaten as food   Word Origin …   Useful english dictionary

  • lemon sole — Kalifornijos jūrų liežuvis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Parophrys vetulus angl. California sole; English sole; lemon sole rus. парофрис ryšiai: platesnis terminas – Kalifornijos jūrų liežuviai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • lemon sole — /lɛmən ˈsoʊl/ (say lemuhn sohl) noun (plural lemon sole or lemon soles) a fine food fish of northern European waters, Pleuronectes microcephalus, a flat, bottom dwelling fish which rarely grows more than 40 cm long. Usage: For variation in the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • lemon sole — citrininis rombaliežuvis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pelotretis flavilatus angl. lemon sole rus. жёлтая пелотрета ryšiai: platesnis terminas – citrininiai rombaliežuviai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • lemon sole — noun a common flatfish of the plaice family. [Microstomus kitt.] Origin C19: lemon from Fr. limande …   English new terms dictionary

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