Georges Bank flounder

Georg·​es Bank flounder | \ ¦jȯr|jə̇z-, ¦jȯ(ə)| \

Definition of Georges Bank flounder

: a brownish yellow flounder (Pseudopleuronectes americanus dignabilis)

called also lemon sole

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History and Etymology for Georges Bank flounder

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

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“Georges Bank flounder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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