lemon sole

noun

: any of several flatfishes and especially flounders: such as
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: a bottom-dwelling flounder (Microstomus kitt) of the northeastern Atlantic that is an important food fish

Examples of lemon sole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Particularly good choices are gray sole, lemon sole, winter flounder and yellowtail flounder on the US East Coast; and petrale sole, rex sole and rock sole on the West Coast. Janelle Davis, CNN, 25 May 2022 There was an Old World elegance to the flaky lemon sole, its simple and beautiful flavor complemented by capers and vegetables provencale. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, 17 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lemon sole was in 1876

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“Lemon sole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20sole. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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