lemon sole


Definition of lemon sole

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

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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, "Exceptional food, pleasant setting at Kings Contrivance Restaurant," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of lemon sole

1876, in the meaning defined above

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