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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Paralichthys dentatus Paralichthys dentatus n : flounder of eastern coast of North America [syn: summer flounder ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: 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 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] Plaice \Plaice\, n. [F. plaise, plais, prob. fr. L. platessa flatish, plaice. See Place.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European food fish (Pleuronectes platessa), allied to the flounder, and growing to the weight of eight or ten pounds or more. (b) A large American flounder (Paralichthys dentatus; called also brail, puckermouth, and summer flounder . The name is sometimes applied to other allied species. [Written also plaise.] [1913 Webster] Plaice mouth, a mouth like that of a plaice; a small or wry mouth. [R.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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