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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. flounder of eastern coast of North America;
[syn: summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flounder \Floun"der\, n. [Cf. Sw. flundra; akin to Dan. flynder, Icel. fly?ra, G. flunder, and perh. to E. flounder, v.i.] 1. (Zool.) 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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Plaice \Plaice\, n. [F. plaise, plais, prob. fr. L. platessa flatish, plaice. See Place.] (Zool.) (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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Paralichthys dentatus n 1: flounder of eastern coast of North America [syn: summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus]