Search Result for "pleuronectes platessa":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. large European food fish;
[syn: plaice, Pleuronectes platessa]

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):

Pleuronectes platessa n 1: large European food fish [syn: plaice, Pleuronectes platessa]