winter flounder
noun Date: 1814 a rusty-brown flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus of the family Pleuronectidae) of the northwestern Atlantic important as a market fish especially in winter

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  • Winter flounder — Winter Win ter, n. [AS. winter; akin to OFries. & D. winter, OS. & OHG. wintar, G. winter, D. & Sw. vinter, Icel. vetr, Goth. wintrus; of uncertain origin; cf. Old Gallic vindo white (in comp.), OIr. find white. ????.] [1913 Webster] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • winter flounder — ☆ winter flounder n. a common, brownish gray flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) of the Atlantic coast of North America, valued as a food fish, esp. in winter * * * …   Universalium

  • winter flounder — ☆ winter flounder n. a common, brownish gray flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus) of the Atlantic coast of North America, valued as a food fish, esp. in winter …   English World dictionary

  • Winter flounder — Taxobox name = Winter flounder image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Pleuronectiformes familia = Pleuronectidae genus = Pseudopleuronectes species = P. americanus binomial = Pseudopleuronectes… …   Wikipedia

  • winter flounder — žieminė plekšnė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pseudopleuronectes americanus angl. black backed flounder; Georgia bank flounder; winter flounder rus. американская камбала; зимняя камбала ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • winter flounder — noun 1. flesh of American flounder; important in the winter • Syn: ↑lemon sole • Hypernyms: ↑flounder • Part Holonyms: ↑blackback flounder, ↑lemon sole, ↑Pseudopleuronectes americanus …   Useful english dictionary

  • winter flounder. — See under lemon sole. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • winter flounder. — See under lemon sole. [1805 15, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Winter — Win ter, n. [AS. winter; akin to OFries. & D. winter, OS. & OHG. wintar, G. winter, D. & Sw. vinter, Icel. vetr, Goth. wintrus; of uncertain origin; cf. Old Gallic vindo white (in comp.), OIr. find white. ????.] [1913 Webster] 1. The season of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Winter apple — Winter Win ter, n. [AS. winter; akin to OFries. & D. winter, OS. & OHG. wintar, G. winter, D. & Sw. vinter, Icel. vetr, Goth. wintrus; of uncertain origin; cf. Old Gallic vindo white (in comp.), OIr. find white. ????.] [1913 Webster] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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