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rex sole

noun

Definition of rex sole

  1. :  a flounder (Errex zachirus syn. Glyptocephalus zachirus) with both eyes on the right side that is an important food fish occurring from the Bering Sea to Baja California



Origin and Etymology of rex sole

probably modification of New Latin Errex genus name


First Known Use: circa 1954


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of, relating to, or near a shore

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