rex sole

noun

Definition of rex sole

: a flounder (Errex zachirus synonym Glyptocephalus zachirus) with both eyes on the right side that is an important food fish occurring from the Bering Sea to Baja California

First Known Use of rex sole

circa 1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rex sole

probably modification of New Latin Errex genus name

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“Rex sole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rex%20sole. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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