Georges Bank flounder

noun

Georg·​es Bank flounder
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: a brownish yellow flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus dignabilis)

called also lemon sole

Word History

Etymology

from Georges Bank, elevation under the sea east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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“Georges Bank flounder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Georges%20Bank%20flounder. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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