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plaice

noun \ˈplās\

: a fish that has a flat body and that is eaten as food

plural plaice

Full Definition of PLAICE

:  any of various flatfishes; especially :  a large European flounder (Pleuronectes platessa) having red spots and used for food
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Origin of PLAICE

Middle English, from Anglo-French plais, from Late Latin platessa
First Known Use: 14th century

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