\ˈflesht \

Definition of fleshed 

: having flesh especially of a specified kind often used in combination pink-fleshedthick-fleshed

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White Fish With Tomatoes and Basil This recipe was developed originally for cabrilla, a member of the grouper family, but works equally well for halibut, white sea bass or any other white-fleshed fish. Nicole Sours Larson, sandiegouniontribune.com, "White fish & vegetables," 9 July 2018 Yup, later this year, the cult-favorite '90s film will be making its Off-Broadway debut as a full-fleshed musical. Ruby Buddemeyer, Marie Claire, "'Clueless' Is Officially Becoming a Musical," 14 June 2018 The new spud is called the ‘‘Pinto Gold’’ and the university’s potato breeding program leader describes it as a high-yielding, yellow-fleshed specialty variety. BostonGlobe.com, "New England news in brief," 29 May 2018 This versatile white fleshed fish can be prepared in a variety of ways, so keep an eye out for it on menus served as sashimi, traditional nigiri sushi, boiled in soups and hot pots, or even grilled. Princess Cruises, Bon Appetit, "5 Fish Sushi Lovers Need to Know," 19 Mar. 2018 Look for white-fleshed fish such as halibut, sea bass or cod, preferably about two inches thick. David Tanis, New York Times, "Steamed Fish, Swimming in Flavor," 12 Jan. 2018 Broiling or grilling can cause lean, white-fleshed fish like halibut (but also thick flounder fillets, snapper, grouper and large sea scallops) to dry out. David Tanis, New York Times, "A Quick-Seared Fish That Sizzles and Satisfies," 13 Oct. 2017 Asian catfish, a white-fleshed fish, serves as an impostor for 18 different kinds of more expensive fish, from perch to grouper. Winston Ross, Newsweek, "Widespread Mislabeling of Fish Means Consumers Are Eating a Lot of Bait and Switch Seafood," 23 May 2017 The lingcod fisheries off the coast, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound are producing good results for anglers pursuing one of the best tasting white-fleshed fish in the sea. Mark Yuasa, The Seattle Times, "Hook a lingcod, then try this delicious recipe from El Gaucho’s executive chef Tristan Chalker," 9 May 2017

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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