Flounder

Waters:Atlantic and Pacific coasts Description (in water): 'Flatfish' can refer to any member of a species of thin, flat fish that swim on one side; both eyes are located on the side that faces up. Size and color vary depending on the species; the downward-facing side of the fish is always pale and nearly colorless. Description (in market): In general, flatfish have lean white or off-white flesh that's fine-textured and mild in flavor. The skin is edible, and usually quite tasty. ...

Flounder

a type of flatfish sometimes target by north east coast anglers. Often the target of match anglers in the estuaries of the north east.

Flounder

Flounder are a group of flatfish species. They are demersal fish found at the bottom of oceans around the world; some species will also enter estuaries. ==Taxonomy== The name flounder is used for several only distantly related species, though all are in the suborder Pleuronectoidei (families Achiropsettidae, Bothidae, Pleuronectidae, Paralichthyid...
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Flounder

• (n.) A tool used in crimping boot fronts. • (n.) The act of floundering. • (v. i.) To fling the limbs and body, as in making efforts to move; to struggle, as a horse in the mire, or as a fish on land; to roll, toss, and tumble; to flounce. • (n.) A flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae, of many species.Flounder: words in the d...
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flounder

verb walk with great difficulty; `He staggered along in the heavy snow`
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flounder

noun any of various European and non-European marine flatfish
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Flounder

Floun'der intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Floundered ; present participle & verbal noun Floundering .] [ Confer Dutch flodderen to flap, splash through mire, English flounce , v.i., and flounder the f...
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Flounder

Floun'der noun [ Confer Swedish flundra ; akin to Danish flynder , Icelandic fly...ra , German flunder , and perhaps to English flounder , v.i.] 1. (Zoology) A flatfish of the family Pleuronectid√¶ , of many species. » The common English...
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Flounder

A fine-textured flatfish prized for its delicate flavor. Some of the more popular varieties include 'Fab,' 'English Sole,' and 'Plaice.'
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flounder

any of numerous species of flatfishes belonging to the families Pleuronectidae and Bothidae (order Pleuronectiformes). The flounder is ... [2 related articles]
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Flounder

Flounder is a cultivated variety of potato.
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flounder

flounder, floundered A person struggling to move or to obtain a footing.
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flounder

flounder: see flatfish.
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Flounder

Platichthys flesus (L.)
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flounder

Small flatfish Platychthys flesus of the northeastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, although it sometimes lives in estuaries. It is dull in colour and grows to 50 cm/1.6 ft
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Flounder

The flounder (Pleuronectes) is one of the flat-fishes of the family Pleuronectidae. The common flounder (Pleuronectes flesus) is found in the sea and near the mouths of large rivers around the British coast. Flounders have been successfully transferred to fresh-water ponds. They feed upon Crustacea, worms, and small fishes, and are much used as foo...
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Flounder

The USS Flounder was an American Gato Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Flounder had a top speed of 21 knots surfaced and carried a complement of between 65 and 74. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun; two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes and four 21 inch stern torpedo tub...
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flounder

There are many varieties of flounder around the world. In the U.S. this category includes the Atlantic fluke, gray sole, Pacific petrale sole, rex sole, and sand dab All of these are flatfish with both eyes on one side. They can be purchased either whole or as fillets. They are all mild tasting and should be cooked with attention to their delica......
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flounder

To fling the limbs and body, as in making efforts to move; to struggle, as a horse in the mire, or as a fish on land; to roll, toss, and tumble; to flounce. 'They have floundered on from blunder to blunder.' (Sir W. Hamilton) ... Origin: Cf. D. Flodderen to flap, splash through mire, E. Flounce, v.i, and flounder the fish. ... 1. <zoology> A ...
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flounder

walk with great difficulty
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flounder

[n] - flesh of any of various American and European flatfish 2. [n] - any of various European and non-European marine flatfish 3. [v] - behave awkwardly
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