righteyed flounder

Definitions of righteyed flounder
  1. noun
    flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
    synonyms: righteye flounder
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    Pleuronectes platessa, plaice
    large European food fish
    European flatfish, Platichthys flesus
    important food fish of Europe
    Limanda ferruginea, yellowtail flounder
    American flounder having a yellowish tail
    Pseudopleuronectes americanus, blackback flounder, lemon sole, winter flounder
    important American food fish in the winter
    Microstomus kitt, lemon sole
    European flatfish highly valued as food
    American plaice, Hippoglossoides platessoides
    large American food fish
    Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus
    largest United States flatfish
    Hippoglossus stenolepsis, Pacific halibut
    a righteye flounder found in the Pacific
    type of:
    any of several families of fishes having flattened bodies that swim along the sea floor on one side of the body with both eyes on the upper side
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